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Description/Job Summary

The purpose of the Live Haul Driver is to transport chickens from poultry farms to the processing plants by means of a tractor-trailer within required time constraints. Must have two (2) years CDL driving experience.  Candidates must have the ability to work with a diverse work force in a fast and changing environment. 


#1.     Make a written pre-trip and post-trip inspection on truck and fill out a DOT Inspection form at the end of first shift.

 #2.     Drive to and from farms during the day and night within a driving   range of 20 minutes to 3 hours nonstop.

 #3.     Make 1 to 4 trips per shift.

 #4.     Must cover loads with canvas if temperatures fall below 30 degrees Fahrenheit.  At the plant, cooling shed fans must be on if temperature exceeds 75 degrees Fahrenheit.

 #5.      Must complete logbooks and tickets in a timely manner. 

#6.      Adhere to all safety requirements including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout  procedures and Process safety Management related matters.

Required Skills

Strong reading, writing, math skills.

Required Experience

2 Years 0 Months experience driving tractor-trailers requiring CDL License

Required Education

High School diploma or GED required.

Required Qualifications

Must have a valid CDL License, A class, A License and have met all requirements of Perdue’s Safety Program and Department.


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.