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Positions:
Farm Truck Driver
Location:
281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, C1N 5J5
Vacancies:
9
Start Date:
Sept 15th 2020
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
9 weeks
Required Skills:
Must have valid driver’s license; Class 3A
Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs)
Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends
Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions
Mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in farm operations would be considered an asset
Job Experience:
1 - 3 years
Work Schedule:
Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
Farm Truck Driver



Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. We have two state-of-the-art potato processing plants in PEI. Two others in Jamestown, ND and Lethbridge, Alberta as well as an appetizer plant in Wheatley, ON. Our Head office is in Dieppe, NB.





Reporting to the Farm Manager, Farm Truck Drivers will be reliable, self-starters who are always looking for opportunities to improve. These individuals must have the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment. There are multiple positions available for the 2020 season and the anticipated start date is September 15th, 2020.





Key Responsibilities:



A positive attitude

Understand and comply with all provincial road rules

Safely operate tandem trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight over 55,000 pounds

Ability to effectively communicate with management and co-workers

Preform daily truck inspections; ensuring all major components are functional

May be required to perform additional tasks; such as visual inspection/grading

All other duties as assigned



Successful Candidate will possess the following Qualifications:





Must have valid driver’s license; Class 3A

Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs)

Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends

Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions

Mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in farm operations would be considered an asset



All routes travelled are local to the Kensington and surrounding area. Hauling primarily from field(s) to storage(s), or storage to Cavendish Farms Processing Plants. For further information stop into our shop at 281 Old Station Rd. Ask to speak with either Mark MacKinnon or Hans Roets.





To Apply for this Career Opportunity:





Please apply online at https://careers.jdirving.com/ or in person at the Farm Office at 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, C1N 5J5





If applying in person, please visit the farm office with 2 pieces of the following ID:



Driver’s License (issued by Canadian province or territory)

Foreign Driver’s License

Canadian Passport

Foreign Passport

Canadian Citizenship Card

Permanent Resident (PR) Card

Certificate of Indian Status

Health Cards with picture



*Please Note: A clean criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.





We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.





To learn more about our products and services, click here.



Island Holdings Ltd. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
Wages:
TBD
To Apply:
Cavendish Farms 
https://careers.jdirving.com/jobs/farm-truck-driver-17464