Utilizing DFA tractor and trailer, transports raw milk from farm to processing plant or trucking terminal
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Operates a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with DOT and DFA rules, regulations and policies adhering to all safety practices
*Following dispatch schedule and directions from dispatch and location supervisory personnel, travels to location to transport raw milk
*Transfers raw milk from farm containers to trailer
*Takes quality and control samples at farm
*Measures milk loaded into trailer
*Follows designated routes and schedules unless otherwise directed by supervisory personnel
*Takes measures to minimize truck idle times and conserve fuel consumption
*Maintains positive communications with producers, listens for issues or potential problems, reports producers’ comments to transportation and member services management
*Represents DFA positively and professionally at all times during interactions with producers, customers, or regulatory personnel
Licensing and Certification:
*Class A CDL with tanker endorsement
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
*Normal demands associated with commercial truck driving
*Some strenuous work involving lifting, connecting, disconnecting hoses
*Ladder climbing to access top of tank trailers and farm tanks
*Normal exertion associated with hooking and unhooking trucks and trailers.
Class A CDL with tanker, doubles and triples endorsement.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
An acceptable Motor Vehicle Report is required and must have a minimum of 2 recent years tractor/trailer experience.
This position will work 4 on and 2 off rotating schedule.
Start time: DAYS; 10-12 hour shifts
Dairy Farmers of America - 2 years ago