Livestock Driver

Full time Maple Leaf Agri Farms in Other Email Job
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  • Experience 2-years

Job Description

We are recruiting individuals to join our agribusiness team of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. We are one of Canada’s industryleading agribusinesses providing long-term value, quality, research-based products, services and information in an environmentally responsible manner. As a member of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., we offer excellent opportunities for careerminded individuals.

LIVESTOCK DRIVER
Landmark, MB – Full Time Position

POSITION SUMMARY
The livestock truck driver is responsible for the humane transportation of livestock (pigs) within our manufacturing facilities as set out by Maple Leaf Agri-Farm company guidelines. Maple Leaf Agri-Farms operates state of the art hydraulic lift deck trailers that improve the ease of livestock handling and trailer management, as well as promoting sustainable transportation.

This position is based out of Landmark, MB.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Humane transportation of livestock (pigs) within our manufacturing facilities
Strictly follow all Biosecurity rules and policies
Perform regular truck/trailer inspections
Report all maintenance requirements to supervisor
Keep tractor/trailer unit clean and well organized
Complete all necessary paperwork as mandated
Ability to work flexible hours, including some weekends

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Class 1A Driver’s License with favorable Driver’s Abstract
Minimum of 1 year experience driving truck/trailer unit
Minimum of 1 year experience in livestock handling
Strong communication skills, both orally and written
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work in extreme temperatures ranging from +40 to -40 degrees Celsius

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees. As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination. In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination prior to their first day of work. We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be
vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws.
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our HR Team at mlafjobs@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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