Farm Operator and Truck Driver in Arenzville, IL

Meyer Farms

Job Description

We are looking to hire an individual that has a class A CDL. Hopper bottom transport is mainly what individual would pull.

Would be helping with day to day farm operations when in season.

In the off season individual would haul for hire otr. Home every weekend with a lot of work getting home every night.

Would love to visit with anyone interested. It’s a good opportunity with great pay and benefits!

Responsibilities
Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers

  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and miles spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Skills

  • Proven work experience as a truck driver
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Valid truck driving license
  • Farming experience
  • Corn and Soybean farming
  • Cow calf operation

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:

No

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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