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Delivery Driver

Date:  Mar 22, 2023

Petaluma, CA, US, 94954

Req ID:  62245
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 purpose of the Delivery Driver is to pick up and deliver freight in a legal, safe, timely, and efficient manner to include drop, hook, spot or otherwise interchange equipment for loading and unloading at various locations, as assigned. The driver will bring trailer in docks and fill out all paperwork. Driver must also get in and out of truck approximately 7 times per load and rotate to other positions to meet ergonomic goals. Driver is expected to perform above duties in a professional manner at all times as he/she is a representative of the Perdue Farms Brand.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1.  Maneuver and deliver/backhaul truck loads of product and materials to plant.  

2. Observe and maintain all Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements regarding hours of service, log book, vehicle inspections, load inspections, and securing load. To include utilizing electronic logging device (paper logs when needed), on board vehicle tracking system in efficient manner.

3. Remove all trucks from docking area.

4. Complete and submit all Company paperwork to include but not limited to manifest, bill of lading, proof of delivery pay envelopes, overage, shortage, damaged claims, and trip reports.

5. As assigned, the physical process of loading and unloading of product may be required.  

6. Responsible for seal integrity and the reporting of an accurate /verified case count and condition of product during deliveries.

7. Park the trailer, unhook the air lines, dollies, down the trailers and drive the truck back to pick up another full trailer.


Minimum Education

Preferred: High School Graduate or GED.

Experience Requirements

Required: Valid CDL License is required.

Experience Preferred

Strong reading, communication, math, writing and analytical skills are preferred.

Two years driving experience with trailers preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

1.     Able to drive a trailer. 

2.     Able to remain seated for extended periods of time up to the limits established by DOT regulations.

3.     Able to withstand bouncing and vibration from truck and road conditions.

4.     Able to lift boxes up to 100 pounds to load/unload products.

5.     Exposed to fuel and oil spills.

6.     Exposed to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0-100%) and noise (50db to 100db)

7.     Required to travel to plant facility.


The starting rate for this position is $27.86 per hour and is eligible for comprehensive benefits.




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: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma