Perdue Farms, Inc.

LIVE HAUL DRIVER

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Description/Job Summary

Perdue Foods, LLC - Accomac, VA location is currently seeking qualified drivers for Live Haul. 

Live Haul drivers are responsible for transporting live birds from the farm to the plant for harvesting.  Work schedules will vary based on loads available. 

Competitive salary and benefits available.  Great opportunity for drivers interested in local routes. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Make a pre-trip and post-trip inspection of truck and trailer and fill out DOT inspection form at end of each trip.
  • Drive to and from farms, making 1 to 4 trips day and night with a driving range of 30 minutes to 4 hours without a stop.
  • Must carry cover during winter and assist with covering load when temperature is below 30 degrees.  During hot weather, come to plant without stops.
  • Must cross scale with tractor and trailer before going to farms and when returning fill trucks with fuel before scaling the full load.
  • Make sure empty modulers are secured before leaving plant and make sure full modulers are secured before returning.

Required Qualifications

  • Have a valid CDL (Commercial Drivers License)
  • Be able to pass a DOT physical examination and a Perdue physical examination
  • Present a certified copy of your driving record from all states in which you were licensed in past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired, or reckless driving in the past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted for more than 2 accidents within the past 5 years
  • Have not had your license suspended for any reason within the past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted within the past 5 years for:  (a) passing a stopped school bus; (b) leaving the scene of an accident; (c) exceeding the posted speed limit by 20 m.p.h.; (d) following too close
  • Be at least 23 years of age
  • Have a minimum of 2 years driving experience with Class A CDL’s
  • Must be licensed in the state in which you are domiciled

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.