Class 1 Driver - Seasonal

Lethbridge, AB T1J0P1

Posted: 05/10/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Supply Chain, Transportation and Warehousing Job Number: TR449416428 Pay Rate: $60000 / year

Job Description

Are you a Class 1 driver who wants to be at home every night during the summer season? We are looking for an experienced Class 1 driver who is mechanically inclined to join a local agricultural company. 
What’s in it for You?
  • Enjoying Southern Alberta summers – with evenings and weekend at the lake
  • A variety of duties to keep you active
  • Learn new skills with on-the-job training
Compensation & Hours: 
  • The rate of pay will be $30-$35/hr.
  • This will be a full-time, seasonal position
Position Summary: 
  • Delivering fertilizer, equipment, or other materials locally to customers 
    • Loading, unloading, and securing loads
    • Daily inspections for mechanical items, safety issues, and perform any preventative maintenance 
    • Report any accidents, defects or violations
    • Responsible for keeping maintenance up to date and keeping the vehicles clean
    • Maintain and complete all records, documentation and paperwork with absolute accuracy
  • Operating sprayer and floater
    • Operate equipment in a safe and effective manner
    • Maintain fertilizer spreading and crop protection spraying logs
    • Perform general maintenance and report any accidents or defects
    • Be familiar with SDS sheets and product labels
  • Perform other duties per supervisor
    • Perform basic troubleshooting involving equipment malfunctions
    • Lot organization, yard maintenance, shop help
  • Demonstrate proper safety and wear proper PPE at all times
Required Qualifications: 
  • Valid Class 1 Driver’s License with a clean abstract
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Top notch customer service
  • Good understanding of agricultural practices and farm equipment
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to operate a forklift, sprayer, and floater
  • Confident at securing different types of loads
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment that includes the need to be adaptable to frequent changes in tasks and priorities
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Strong organizational skills & time management
Bonus Points For: 
  • Previous experience working with other agricultural equipment (combines, augers, swathers, balers, pivots, etc)
  • Valid certificate for transportation of dangerous goods, forklift
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