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Driver

Smithfield

This is a Contract position in Smithfield, VA posted May 1, 2021.

US-VA-Smithfield

Responsible for driving Animal Disposal Unit (ADU) truck on a route-oriented basis to various farms, servicing ADU containers, and transporting product to a rendering facility or collection point to be offloaded. 

  • Complete assigned route in a safe and productive manner.
  • Perform pre-trip and post trip inspections on vehicle to ensure that equipment is in good working condition.
  • Collaborate with other drivers and dispatchers to insure scheduling.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
  • Read and interpret maps, and written directions to determine vehicle routes.
  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, telephones and GPS systems, to exchange necessary information with dispatchers, supervisors, and other driver.
  • Complete and turn in all paperwork and related documentation upon completion of shift.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High school Diploma or GED required
  • 1 Year Minimum CDL Driving Experience
  • At least 5 years of Verifiable Work History
  • Meet DOT requirements
  • No DUI/DWI or reckless driving convictions in last 10 years
  • Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License
  • Valid Medical Card
  • Clean Driving Record History
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (nights, weekends, and holidays)
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to do physical labor needed in order to perform job
  • Must be able to pass a DOT Physical upon initial hire and obtain medical card
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time, 12 Hour Shifts.
  • Must be able to perform tasks which may have objectionable odors.
  • Must be able to tolerate blood, animal dander, manure, dust, and odors.

To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit 

 

Why Work at Smithfield Foods 8-13-19

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing “Good food. Responsibly.®” and have made us one of the world’s leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan’s Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit , and connect with us on , ,  and .

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status or status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.