AZ Livestock Driver

Earl Paddock Transportation
Full Time
Stoney Creek, ON
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Earl Paddock Transportation Inc. is powered by a skilled team that thrives on solving complex transportation and logistics challenges. We have a can-do culture in which dedicated drivers and other transportation industry professionals excel. A family-run company, Paddock has always been serious about taking care of the team that drives our business. We take pride in our high rates of staff retention and work hard to build win-win relationships with each of our team members. We are currently searching for professional AZ Livestock Drivers. If you have a passion for the transportation industry and a desire to work and learn in an atmosphere that deals with specialized freight and a great team, please submit your resume via indeed. Job Description Handle animals Transport livestock from farm to farm or to slaughterhouse. Accurately load and unload a truck with livestock. Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting livestock. Plan/adjust routes based on changing conditions. Read and interpret maps to determine the truck routes. Record cargo information, hours of service, distance traveled, and fuel consumption; complete a logbook with the working hours Professionalism in customer service Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment Requirements Due to the risk that involves transporting animals and the financial liability that it represents to the farms we serve, at least 2 years of experience in truck driving are required. Experience with livestock is an asset Valid Class 1 Driver License Drive manual transmission vehicle Flexibility to work late hours and away from home, weekends, and alternate schedule/route as needed Willing to travel regularly Personal suitability Reliability Dependability Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Handling/lifting loads up to 35kg Sitting for extended periods of time Loading/unloading animals Agreeable to work in unusual hours Handling dusty, wet, hot, cold, and smelly environment Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Benefits: Casual dress Dental care Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance Paid time off Vision care Schedule: 12 hour shift Experience: Livestock: 2 years (preferred) Commercial driving: 2 years (preferred) Licence/Certification: Air Brake Endorsement (required) Willingness to travel: 100% (preferred) Work Location: On the road

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