Truck Driver - Livestock

We are seeking full time experienced livestock drivers to operate B-Double & Road Train combinations as part of our expanding transportation division. 

Southern Valley Livestock Transport is part of a private family owned group of companies based in Geelong Victoria. The transportation arm of business is an integral part of the group providing a vital link between our farms, saleyards to our retail and wholesale meat divisions. 

The group prides ourselves on quality staff, equipment and the welfare of our livestock. As a family owned business we place importance on work-life balance and provide flexible conditions to ensure employees can incorporate family commitments around work requirements. 

We are currently seeking full time Bdouble and road train livestock drivers for an immediate start. 

  • Base guaranteed salary of $100k p.a. paid fortnightly in advance
  • Monthly bonuses based on stock condition, truck upkeep. 
  • Additional overtime available.

Drivers can be based from VIC, S.A. or Southern NSW. Primary transport tasks includes servicing inter-company requirements with other transport runs including servicing long term customers between W.A., VIC and Roma.  

This round of fleet expansion includes all brand new equipment: 

  • 4900 Western Star prime movers,
  • Byrne Livestock Trailers with the option of cattle crates / 4 x 2 crates
  • Blower Trailers 
  • Fridge trailers
  • Full maintenance program through dealership. 

Duties Include, but not limited to:

  • Completing daily pre-start checks
  • Driving to a safe and professional standard
  • Handling and managing cattle and or sheep safely and respectfully
  • Completing paperwork including logbooks and trip sheets to a satisfactory standard
  • Complying with all company policies & procedures
  • Complying with the Chain of Responsibility

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience working with cattle and sheep 
  • A current MC driver's licence
  • Undertake full driver medical 

 Applications must include a detailed cover letter of work history also including the truck and trailer livestock combination you would be interested in. 

31/08/2020 $0 South West & M5 Corridor 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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