Live Haul Driver

Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273

Req ID:  69645
Job Function:  Drivers

Perdue Transportation Incorporated (PTI) is the private fleet for Perdue Foods. With a team of safety-minded, professional drivers, we’re delivering on the promise of customer service and reliability. PTI is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation.


Transport live chickens from poultry farms to the processing plant by means of tractor and trailer within required time constraints.


This position has a wage rate $27.20 per hour with negotiated increases and is eligible for comprehensive benefits.


Perdue offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, optional group life insurance, short and long-term disability protection, and flexible spending accounts. 


Reimbursement for cell phone and work boots

Local driver - come home every night!


$3,000 Retention Bonus -  

  • $600 @ 30 days
  • $600 @ 60 days
  • $600 @ 90 days
  • $1,200 @ 6 months

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make a pre-trip and post-trip inspection of truck and trailer and fill out DOT inspection forms at end of each trip
  • Drive to and from farms, making 1 to 4 trips day and night with a driving range of 30 minutes to 4 hours without a stop
  • Must carry cover during winter and assist with covering load when temperature is below 30 degrees
  • Must cross scale with tractor and trailer before going to farms and when returning fill trucks with fuel before scaling the full load
  • Make sure empty modular are secured before leaving plant and make sure full modular are secured before returning to base

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent preferred 

Experience Requirements

  • 2 years of CDL driving experience
  • Reading, writing, and math skills are required
  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver's License (Class A)
  • Meet all relevant requirements provided by the company Safety department

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • The driver cab is climate controlled
  • Exposed to seasonal weather and temperature conditions occasionally at the farms
  • Ability to remain seated up to 3 hours while operating tractor and trailer
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. and climb 15 ft. on truck


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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett