Farm Pickup Relief Driver in Saint Albans, VT

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

Job Description

General Purpose:

Utilizing DFA tractor and trailer, transports raw milk from farm to processing plant or trucking terminal.

2,500 Sign on Bonus Offered to Eligible Candidates

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with DOT and DFA rules, regulations and policies adhering to all safety practices
  • Following dispatch schedule and directions from dispatch and location supervisory personnel, travels to location to transport raw milk
  • Transfers raw milk from farm containers to trailer
  • Takes quality and control samples at farm
  • Measures milk loaded into trailer
  • Apply seals properly and document seal numbers to paperwork to ensure traceability and security of load.
  • Required to learn multiple routes
  • Follows designated routes and schedules unless otherwise directed by supervisory personnel
  • Takes measures to minimize truck idle times and conserve fuel consumption
  • Maintains positive communications with producers, listens for issues or potential problems, reports producers’ comments to transportation and member services management
  • Always represents DFA positively and professionally during interactions with producers, customers, or regulatory personnel
  • This is a full time position

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Eligible for Quarterly bonuses
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k Employer Match
  • Generous vacation
  • Rotating Schedules
  • Return home daily
  • And more…

Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Must have a current CDL (Class A) in state of residence. Must have, or be able to obtain, a tanker endorsement.
  • Must have at least 2 years of tractor/trailer experience to be considered. 2 years of tractor/trailer experience within the last 5 years is preferred.
  • Must be at least 23 years of age.
  • Must meet all DOT requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of DOT procedures, rules, and requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both orally and in writing
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Ability to read and record accurate volume and weight measurement
  • Good organization and record keeping skills
  • Punctuality

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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