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Shunt Driver

While we maintain a low profile, we are the leading live poultry transportation and catching services company in Canada.  Our customers know us for being progressive, providing best-in-class performance, and having amazing long-term employees.

We are looking for a world class AZ Shunt Drivers to join our talented fleet. 

Company Details:

  • We have significant trucking and farm services operations, primarily in southwestern Ontario.
  • We are the leader in this highly specialized industry
  • Head office in Elmira (Kitchener/Waterloo) and offices in Toronto and Brampton, 2 full service shops and 7 yards/terminals from Brampton to Hanover
  • We are experiencing transformational growth
  • We are very data focused and use a series of cutting-edge technologies to extract, transform and load (ETL) all data possible into our data warehouse
  • We have and continue to successfully employ data and technology to transform the industry
  • We think different, dare to be great, and insist on having fun - always  

Job Description:

  • Monday to Friday straight days, 5:30 AM start time (some Saturday work required)
  • 40 hours a week, with overtime after 44
  • Shunt trailers from holding barns to processing plant
  • Monitor load following animal welfare requirements 
  • Accurate weighing of empty and loaded cargo for processing
  • Removing tarps, straps and chains ready for processing bay
  • Park trailers in bay for unloading (NO unloading required)
  • Park trailers in holding barn and secure tarps and chains
  • Communicate with drivers and office on a daily basis
  • Completion of paperwork

Pre-requisites for the job:

  • AZ license 
  • Will require moderate physical capability (push/pull, bending and climbing)
  • Willingness to be around live poultry 
  • Work in Brampton and Toronto yard 

Our Commitment:

  • $23.00 per hour 
  • Challenging and dynamic work environment
  • Well maintained equipment
  • Continually invest in our people, processes, and technology
  • RRSP matching plan 
  • Paid weekly
  • Annual performance bonus

Note: The final step of this hiring process will include reference calls with your former supervisors.

Thank you for your interest with Riverdale Poultry. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

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