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Livestock Driver

Plant/Site:  JBS Carriers (Transport & Logistics)
Req Id:  12063
Date Posted:  26-Jun-2022

Manages the movement of livestock, hides, and finished products. JBS Carriers, the transportation arm of JBS Australia, supports JBS operations through an efficient logistical structure that optimises everything from the transportation of cattle to finished products and export containers. The fleet operates under NHVAS accreditation and includes 29 prime movers and 75 trailers that travel a combined seven million kilometres per year.


About the Role:

JBS Carriers are seeking experienced livestock drivers for the transportation of cattle between feedlots, saleyards, paddocks and abattoirs. Full time positions available. The positions have the opportunity to be based out of the Griffith/Riverina region NSW, Tamworth or Toowoomba Qld. Applications from around these regions will be considered.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Transport cattle in accordance with the NSW Livestock Loading Scheme, JBS Australia Livestock Transportation Requirements and Animal Welfare Guidelines
  • Efficient operation of the Prime Mover and associated equipment
  • Complete daily pre-start checks on vehicles before operating \
  • Ensure compliance with all Road Transport Requirements COR and National Heavy Vehicle
  • Operate under Basic Fatigue Management (BFM)
  • Ensure compliance with OH&S and Environmental Regulations
  • Ensure compliance with Road Transport Requirements and Laws
  • Adhere to Workplace Health and Safety Requirements


About you:

  • Current Multi-Combination (MC) Driver’s License
  • Minimum of Two Years’ Experience as an MC Driver
  • Sound Traffic History Report (Last 5 Years)
  • Sound Livestock Handling Skills
  • Hold Basic Fatigue Management Certification or willing to obtain
  • Must have a good work ethic and be physically able to ascend/descend ladders/stairs and undertake in manual labour loading and unloading cattle at various facilities
  • Knowledge of the above locations would be an advantage
  • Will consider limited experience transporting livestock but must have livestock handling experience.
  • Must be able to work across a 7-day period including weekends



Benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private


What next:

If you are hardworking, dedicated and keen to be a part of the largest meat, pork & salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. If you feel you meet the requirements above, we encourage you to apply. 


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