Class 5 Harvest Drivers- Fixed Term Opportunity

Canterbury - Timaru

Hilton Haulage Limited is a well-established and recognisable brand throughout the South Island providing a range of transport and logistics services with a focus on service excellence.

The 2019 harvest season is approaching, and we need to dig up some new talent to help us tackle the paddocks. This season we will have V-Bin truck and trailer units and drivers based at both Timaru and Pendarves (North East of Ashburton).If your application is successful you will find yourself carting potatoes from local paddocks to McCain Foods and storage sheds.

What you need to know

  • We have multiple fixed term positions available, with a guaranteed minimum pay of 80 hours per fortnight.
  • These positions will run for approximately 8 to 10 weeks starting mid-February (weather dependent).
  • You will be rostered on for 12 hour shifts and will be required to be flexible with day and night shifts.
  • An agricultural background and/or knowledge of the Mid and South Canterbury areas will be advantageous.
  • These fixed term positions have potential to progress to permanent roles for the right people.

Our ideal applicant will be a Class 5 driver who wants to commit to a long term career with a well-established and professional company. For those who are starting out in the transport industry, consider this a foot in the door to what could potentially lead to permanent full time employment. You may have had limited exposure in a Class 5 unit and you are keen to gain further experience.

Show us your outstanding skills, willingness to learn and positive attitude – in return, we can help you train, up skill and become a more confident and professional operator. Regular in-cab sessions and guidance from qualified driver trainers are provided, as well as supervision by experienced lead drivers.

Health & Safety is a critical part of this role.  You will appreciate the importance of adhering to rules on all customer sites and completing relevant customer inductions.  You will also be prepared to read, understand and sign off all internal SOP’s and Procedure Manuals that are applicable to your role.

Hilton Haulage can offer you modern, well maintained fleet and equipment, uniform, competitive rates and an awesome team to work with.  Apply now!!!

To apply, please complete the online application form and attach a copy of your CV. For further information about these vacancies and others, please visit our website www.hiltonhaulage.co.nz