Livestock Truck Driver - NO CDL REQUIRED

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_*IOWA SELECT FARMS -- JOB DESCRIPTION*_

*TITLE: Wean Truck Driver*

*REPORTS TO: Transportation Director*

*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 from the double deck trailer
* 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

*Education/ Experience: *The ideal candidate will have livestock hauling experience, but not a requirement.

*Qualifications: *Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license, be 18+ years old and have 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. This would include crouching between the double decks in the trailers while loading and unloading pigs. 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Fuel card
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid orientation
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Paid training
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Trucking Driver Type:
* Company driver
Trucking Route:
* Local



License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Ability to Relocate:
* Iowa Falls, IA: Relocate before starting work (Required)


Work Location: On the road




_*IOWA SELECT FARMS -- JOB DESCRIPTION*_

*TITLE: Wean Truck Driver*

*REPORTS TO: Transportation Director*

*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 from the double deck trailer
* 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

*Education/ Experience: *The ideal candidate will have livestock hauling experience, but not a requirement.

*Qualifications: *Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license, be 18+ years old and have 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. This would include crouching between the double decks in the trailers while loading and unloading pigs. 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Fuel card
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid orientation
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Paid training
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Trucking Driver Type:
* Company driver
Trucking Route:
* Local



License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Ability to Relocate:
* Iowa Falls, IA: Relocate before starting work (Required)


Work Location: On the road


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