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Hatchery Driver

Date:  May 17, 2019

Lynden, WA, US, 98264

Req ID:  639
Job Function:  Drivers

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


The company is seeking an organized, deadline oriented individual to work dispatched out of Lynden for delivery to ranches in Skagit County, Lewis County and Portland, OR area. Chick delivery involves operation of a tractor and 40' environmentally controlled trailer. Must possess a Class A license and a clean DMV. Must possess good attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions and work well with others. Individual will be actively involved in the Company Safety program and the long term and short-term goals of the department. Ability to work as part of a team is essential. Ability to follow both written and oral directions and instructions is essential. Attendance is an essential function of this job.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Transport chicks from Hatchery to assigned farms.
  • Possess Class A driver’s license.
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Ability to work well with others in a coordinated effort as well as independently following written instructions.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.
  • Participate in company and department safety program.
  • Comply with Company Policies and Procedures.

Minimum Education

High school or equivalent

Experience Requirements

1 - 2 years experience.  Current CDL license and certified by company safety department.  Reading, writing and analytical skills.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Exposed to all weather conditions as well as significant amount of airborne dust, 100% humidity, various chemicals, drugs, vaccines and disinfectants.  May have to handle up to 50 lb stacks of checks for up to 12 hours per day.  May have to push and pull up to 1200 lbs a distance up to 90 ft.  Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. to a height of 7 ft with a significant amount of bending, twisting and stepping.



Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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