Newton Hatchery Chick Delivery Driver in Newton, MS at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Newton, MS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
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Career Description

This position is responsible for operating machinery and could include ongoing production flow while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


This position will be responsible for picking-up eggs and delivering chicks to from contract grower farms and or hatchery. You will be required to drive a tractor trailer and will be operating a moffet (3 wheeled forklift). Will be required to operate a moffet forklift and obtain certification to do so. Loading unloading pallets of chicks or buggies of eggs, weighing 700 plus pounds when full, onto delivery vehicle for transport to from contract grower farms. Push buggies of chicks to the chick dock, the driver and another team member will then utilize a hydraulic lift to load the stacks of chicks into the trailer. Unload boxes of chicks at the grower's farm by using a moffet. Load empty boxes back onto the delivery vehicle and return and unload at Hatchery. Must be able to do frequent twisting, turning and bending while loading and unloading. Will be required to lift cases boxes of eggs and chick boxes full of chicks weighing from 15 - 70 lbs. occasionally. Must follow all DOT rules and regulations in addition to all Tyson Foods policies to include Animal Welfare and Bio-Security guidelines. Must be able to work drive in inclement weather hot, cold, dusty, icy, etc. Complete all other tasks assigned by management.


This position will work Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 6am up to 12 hours on duty. Must be flexible in work schedule. Must reside within a 45 mile radius of the facility. Must possess a valid MS CDL Class A. Must be at least 21 years of age to be considered for this position. Must have a DOT Certification on the date of posting. Must have one year of verifiable experience in type vehicle that will be operated. No DUI DWI conviction in the past eight (8) years in a personal vehicle. No DUI DWI conviction in Commercial Motor Vehicle ever. No DOT Drug or Alcohol Violation within the past three (3) years, including Roadside Inspection violations as identified on locations PSP report. No previous driver history of a Rollover in the past five (5) years. Must be able to read and write in order to follow delivery schedule and follow simple maps and directions to broiler farms. Must pass a driving test. Must pass a mandatory drug test for Tyson Drivers each time a DOT physical or random is given. Must be able to drive a semi-tractor trailer to move chicks and eggs between locations. Must meet the Tyson Driver Evaluations System requirements that involve but not limited to Points, DUI DWI Rules and Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.