Job details.

Location
Hastings
Salary
$32-$34
Job Type
Temporary
Ref
287761
Posted
about 1 month ago

Job SearchTransport/Logistics

Class 5 Driver

Job details.

Location
Hastings
Salary
$32-$34
Job Type
Temporary
Ref
287761
Posted
about 1 month ago
Are you an experienced and skilled driver looking for an opportunity in the agricultural industry? Tradestaff is currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as a Livestock Truck Driver in Hawkes Bay!
 
Responsibilities:
  • Animal Welfare: Ensuring the well-being of the animals during transportation, including handling, providing adequate ventilation, temperature control and minimising stress during loading & unloading.
  • Safe Driving: Operating the livestock truck responsibly, adhering to traffic laws at all times.
  • Loading and Unloading: Using proper handling techniques to minimise animal stress and injuries.
  • Maintenance: Conducting routine inspections & maintenance of the truck to ensure it is in proper working condition.
  • Documentation: Keeping accurate records of animals being transported, as well as completing all pre-start checks before driving.
  • Communication: effectively communicating all matters to farm staff, veterinarians and other stakeholders to coordinate schedules and emergency matters.
 
Requirements:
  • Class 5 license with dangerous goods, wheels, tracks, rollers, and forklift endorsements is essential for this role.
  • Experience with Road Ranger transmissions is essential for this role.
  • Prior proven experience in transporting livestock is essential for this role.
  • Valid Visa (if applicable) or the right to work in New Zealand
  • Must be willing to complete and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Commitment to safety and animal welfare.
 
Benefits:
  • Competitive remuneration package based on experience and expertise.
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment, where your opinion matters!
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Access to Tradestaff’s Employee Benefits Program
 
Ready to take the next step in your career? Apply now online, give us a call on 06 834 4650, or come visit us in branch!

Why Choose Tradestaff: With over 20 years of experience, Tradestaff is a trusted leader in the recruitment industry. We connect talented individuals like you with top employers, providing opportunities for growth and success. Join our team and come a part of a community dedicated to excellence in trade staffing.