Livestock Driver

Location Shropshire
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££11 - £12 per hour
Contact name: Kate Moxon

Contact email:
Job ref: 16447 AB_1698068591
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Livestock Driver
Vacancy Ref: 16447 AB

About Us:
Supplier of assured British beef products to retailers, butchers and food service professionals across the EU.

The Job:
An exciting position is available for a Livestock Driver to join the growing team. You will be transporting cattle between farms, collection centres and the abattoir.

Job Responsibilities:
Loading and unloading livestock, while applying best practice methods to avoid injury and undue stress to animals.
Performing routine vehicle inspection and maintenance.
Maintaining logbooks and records.
Drive defensively and handle hazardous road conditions.
Couple and uncouple trailers.
Perform pre- and mid-trip vehicle and security inspections.
Carry out administrative duties, such as collecting fuel receipts, completing daily run sheets and pre-start checks.
Tachograph - tracks hours of rest and work
You will be expected to keep your vehicle and trailer in a good, clean condition.
Completing wash and disinfection between each load.
The work can involve long hours on the road, often in rural and remote areas, and can be physically demanding.

Up to £12 per hour.

Shropshire and surrounding areas.

Working Hours:
Monday - Friday.
Hours vary between 6am - 6pm.
Flexibility can be discussed.

Candidate Requirements:
Truck Licence.
Trailer Licence.
Enjoy practical work.
Mechanical aptitude
Able to drive safely.
Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.
Meet any age restrictions that may apply.
Essential to have experience moving livestock (Cattle).

How to apply:

Please click on the APPLY NOW button.

Please send your CV to; Angel Bains - Senior Recruitment Resourcer.

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission. Established in 2013, Agricultural and Farming Jobs provide outstanding recruitment head-hunting and job advertising services. We are the trusted recruitment partner of choice to industry leading organisations across the UK and Internationally. We recruit specifically for all roles within the sectors of: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food and Fresh Produce, Vet, Pet and Animal Health, Agrochemicals, Fertilisers and Seeds, Software and Technology, Machinery, Technical and Engineering and specialist Education.