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Farm Worker/Truck Driver
Mt Albion
Start Date:
June 10 2022
Permanent part time
Required Skills:
Skills and Experience Required:
Must have a valid 3a license, 1a license is preferred
2+ years of relevant working experience in a delivery role
2+ years of working experience transporting animals
Experience driving with manual transmission
Strong time management skills, attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and shift between projects on a time-sensitive basis.
Confident verbal and written communication
Clean safe drivers abstract is required
Ability to work alone or in a team environment
Work well under deadline pressures
Capacity to troubleshoot problems as they arise

Physical Requirements:
Capability of dealing with and working in a number of different environments such as heat, cold, dust.
Some heavy lifting and climbing is required
Ability to work overtime including weekends or holidays with some advance notice
Must provide their own steel toe boots

Consideration will be given to candidates with:
Livestock loading, unloading and transportation experience is essential
Local driving experience is preferred

Job Experience:
1 - 3 years
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
General Duties:
Transports custom-blended feed to various customer barns from our on-farm mill and transporting feed ingredients.
Transport pigs from sow barns to nurseries as well as from the nursery to finishing barns,transporting mature swine to barns or assembly yards
Transporting stumps from cleared land
Ensures all associated documentation, including bills of ladings, shipping tickets are accurate and completed according to schedule.
Check customer delivery directions and customer or farm instructions to avoid delivery errors
Keep appropriate records of data such as vehicle logs, product bill of ladings, inventory counts, delivery information, records of sales, and application records.
Drives and operates plant equipment and machinery such as front-end loader, 10 wheelers and farm tractors. Operates all equipment in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques.
Perform pre-trip,en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, report anything that doesn’t appear to be in good working order
Adhere to good driving and livestock biosecurity standards
Works until deliveries are completed and trucks are returned and inspections completed
Ensures the overall appearance and housekeeping standards of the premises is maintained in a professional and organized manner. Regularly clean and maintain equipment and service vehicles.
Safely perform day to day functions and tasks.
Collaborate effectively with other team members across the organization, with clients, and agency partners
Attend organizational meetings as required to stay up to date and well informed
Other duties as assigned if no trucking scheduled ie yard maintenance, equipment maintenance

For a complete job posting visit: purepork.ca
To Apply:
Pure Pork Farms Ltd. 
Amy & Joel Van Gurp 

Phone: 902-626-7757
Email: humanresources@purepork.ca