Foster Farms announces wage increase and hiring for 60 positions in Demopolis

Published 8:30 am Wednesday, January 11, 2023

DEMOPOLIS, Alabama — Effective this month, Foster Farms increased the entry level wage rate for its Demopolis, Alabama processing plant TEAM members to $12.75 per hour. Demopolis TEAM Members will also begin accruing vacation time earlier and will qualify for Holiday vacation days from the first day of employment. Foster Farms TEAM members are also eligible for a comprehensive health care plan, as well as disability and life insurance coverage.

“We want our Demopolis plant to be the best place to work in west central Alabama,” said Carl Barnes, Demopolis Plant Manager. “That means competitive wages and benefits, and a safe work
environment. We currently have 60 positions we are looking to fill, and I encourage people to apply.” Job applicants interested in more information should visit the company’s website job search section at Search for Jobs at Foster Farms | Job Search Results or www.fosterfarms.com.

Foster Farms initiated a similar wage increase program at its facilities in Livingston, California; Kelso, Washington; and Farmerville, Louisiana in 2022.

“Competitive wages and benefits, along with an emphasis on TEAM member safety and training, are the building blocks of a culture nobody wants to walk away from,” added Arturo Towns, Chief Human Resource Officer.