The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help FieldTurf recruit about 40 full-time workers for its manufacturing plant in Calhoun on Friday and Saturday, March 3-4. The company manufactures synthetic turf for athletic fields.

The recruitments will be held at the FieldTurf facility located at 175 North Industrial Blvd., N.E. in Calhoun. Friday’s recruitment will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by Saturday’s event  from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. GDOL staff will be on site to help screen the applicants.

The company will be recruiting coater operators, lift truck operators, tufting machine operators and warehouse inventory clerks,

Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, all applicants must be at least 18 years old. They must also have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED).

While some positions require no previous work experience, others require as much as two years.

Salaries range from $12-$16 an hour, depending on the positions.

Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for jobs.

For more information about the jobs, or to apply online, visit www.employgeorgia.com to create an account and upload or create a resume. Having an Employ Georgia account and resume expedites the interview process.

For more information about the recruitments, contact the GDOL’s Rome Career Center at (706) 295-6051. The career center is open to serve the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.