Jobs - Shipping Associate

Insect Farm is Hiring a Shipping Associate (Canton)

Compensation: $12 - $15/hr, depending on experience

Regular raises for good performance

Ovipost grows crickets and superworms in Canton, Mississippi for animal feed. We are looking for help with shipping and order fulfillment, including boxing and packing live insects. This position will also include receiving and tracking inventory.


Ovipost designs automated, scalable insect farming systems. We are a team of farmers, engineers, biologists, and creative problem-solvers with a passion for insects and the environment. 

Our mission is to reduce carbon emissions and protect critical ecosystems while enhancing food security. Our insects consume agricultural byproducts and generate highly nutritious protein that can be used in a variety of food and feed applications. Ovipost’s current facilities in Florida and Mississippi grow crickets and superworms for use in pet food.

Ovipost is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


  • Work includes shipping, receiving, order fulfillment, order preparation, and basic inventory functions
  • Perform labeling, sorting, taping, and packing live insects
  • Operate technology including computers, a variety of software tools, digital communication channels, strapping machines, and case sealers


  • $12 - $15/hr Depending on Experience
  • Paid Time Off  for Vacation and Sick Days
  • Paid Weekly on Fridays


  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Strong computer skills
  • Lift and move 30 lbs, push, pull, squat, bend and reach with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to learn new software (e.g. online shipping management tools)
  • Comfort performing Google searches when questions arise
  • Typing and using keyboard shortcuts
  • Ability to use a spreadsheet or willingness to learn
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Team-oriented attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (90% of working shift)

This is a full-time position in Canton, Mississippi that starts at 8am sharp on Monday - Friday. To apply, please send an email to with the following:

  • A sentence or two about your experience using computers
  • Any past experience that you’d like to share with us
  • Please also answer the following question: In which town is Ovipost’s Florida insect farming facility located?

We look forward to hearing from you!