Stock Truck Driver

  • Big Splash
  • Feilding, New Zealand
  • Oct 04, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

  • Guaranteed 80 hours per fortnight even if not working
  • Above-market hourly rates
  • Variable start times and flexibility of weekends off to suit family life

Glen Oroua Livestock (2000) Ltd is a local family-owned and operated business with a modern, well-maintained fleet of livestock trucks servicing lower North Island. Under our associated company CR Grace Ltd, our team of long-term experienced drivers are classified as an "Essential Service" carting sheep, cattle and goats (no bobby calves) for export processing at Taylor Preston Ltd in Wellington.

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a driver with Class 5 driving and trailer experience.

This is a year-round role - with the guaranteed hours for the off-season!

In exchange for your hard work, we'll offer you:

  • A full-time permanent role with certainty of income - you will be your own boss.
  • A well-maintained modern, purpose-built truck and trailer unit
  • In-cab training with electronic logbooks, ERoad and also we will enable you to obtain NZLTA Livestock Driver Approval
  • Company-paid smartphone
  • Strong focus on Health and Safety with Full PPE
  • Discounted fuel and access to other purchasing benefits after a full season

What will you need?

  • It is essential to be physically fit; heavy lifting is required daily.
  • A full clean Class 5 license, stock handling experience would be ideal, but not necessary - we are keen to talk with anyone who has long haul, logging, tanker or stock truck experience.
  • NZ Residency or hold a valid NZ work visa.

For the right person if you have a Class 4 license and are willing to take the next step to a Class 5 - we would look to fund you into getting this.

Be home most nights only away 1-2 nights per week during very busy periods ($130 overnight allowance). We pay top dollar, and the average hours for the year are 60-65 hours per week, so our best and most experienced drivers are earning between $90-$100K per annum.

The location of your truck is negotiable based anywhere in the Manawatu/ Feilding/ Bulls/ Rangitikei area. Our Rongotea depot is ideal.

This role has an immediate start, so don't wait - apply now to join our fantastic team!

A CV is not required so if you would like to discuss this role in further detail before applying, contact Chris Wood - Logistics Manager at 021 548 204 or send an email trucking@crgrace.co.nz

You must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and basic health check.

To apply for this job go to: https://crgrace.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5636957.

Applications close 13 November 2021

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