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Wean Truck Driver

About this Job:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:  Transporting pigs within our production flow while strictly following animal wellbeing, biosecurity and safety protocols at all times.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Adhere to ISF bio-security policy at all times and report to management
    team any violation.
  • Adhere to ISF animal wellbeing policy at all times and know reporting
    procedures when incident occurs.
  • Adhere to ISF safety policies and procedures and wear appropriate
    safety equipment (PPE) for appropriate tasks and work in a safe manner.
  • Safely operate a pickup/fifth wheel combination while transporting hogs
  • Keep accurate records
  • Move animals as needed
  • Giving feedback to management
  • Delivery and unloading of pigs at nursery facility
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and disinfecting of truck and wean trailer
  • Demeanor should be positive and professional at all times.
  • Daily focus should be on welfare of animals, not personal issues.
  • Attendance is crucial. Be at work on scheduled days and be ready to
    drive by the start time given.
  • Be friendly, positive, helpful, team-oriented and respectful to
    co-workers and management team.
  • Flexibility in hours during health and staffing challenges is required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Requirement:

Bilingual: Not required

Education/ Experience: The ideal candidate will have livestock hauling experience.

Qualifications: Candidate must possess a
valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

This person must be a self-starter, highly
motivated, detail oriented, able to follow directions and complete tasks
effectively. Thus, they must have initiative, organization, and dependability.

Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and to climb
over gates up to 48 inches in height as well as pushing, pulling, bending and
kneeling. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to walk and stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,
tools, controls, or animals. The employee is occasionally required to reach
with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear.

This position requires the employee to work closely with managers, supervisors,
production staff, and other employees, so teamwork and effective communication
skills are very important. Direct contact with animals will occur, so good
stockmanship and bio-security practices must be understood and practiced at all
times. The employee must be able to, with or without accommodation, work in all
facilities within the requirements of this job description.

Salary:
How to apply:

Click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your resume. Please state Iowa Select Farms and the job title as the subject of your email application.

Or visit www.iowaselect.com/employment to apply.