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Class A CDL Driver - Part Time (Req 8307)

Southern States Cooperative in Russellville, KY, USA

Are you interested in joining an industry leader who is passionate about growth? At Southern States Cooperative (A Farmer Owned Cooperative since 1923); we are focused on helping our employees and our customers grow, by being the very best at offering challenging and rewarding career opportunities to our employees and providing superior products, services and growing solutions for our valued customers. We want to hear from you, so come grow with us!!!

How you will impact Southern States Cooperative:

Operates a commercial motor vehicle tractor and trailer combination to transport agricultural products between Southern States Cooperative, Inc. (SSC) facilities and to customer sites within a designated region. Load types may include dry and liquid bulk products, equipment, and/or packaged merchandise.  Products are based on division and facility location, and range from fertilizer, crop protectants and treatment products, to feed, seed, and farm supplies.

Represents SSC in a professional manner to customers. Assists with various warehouse and facility operations. Strictly adheres to government regulations and SSC operating procedures while working independently.
  • Safely operate tractor and trailer combinations including: flat bed, liquid nurse tanker, dry tender, and Killebrew dump trailer. Equipment and load type vary by division and location. Transport dry and liquid bulk products, farm supplies, equipment, and/or packaged merchandise to proper destinations in accordance with SSC polices, DOT regulations and local traffic laws.
  • Load or assist with loading of dry and liquid bulk products. Verify load documentation and inventory availability. Effectively operate equipment controls on trailer and at facility according to standard operating procedures for bulk loading. Monitor scales, meters, gauges, and terminal controls to verify weight/quantity. Utilize proper equipment to load or assist with loading palleted merchandise, equipment, and farm supplies.
  • Off-load or assist with off-loading merchandise at destination by either dropping trailer, dispensing from tank, or utilizing forklift and material handling equipment to unload palleted merchandise, equipment and farm supplies. Review shipping documentation with customers. May load bulk fertilizer and crop protectant products into spreading vehicles.
What you need to succeed: 

Education: Requires a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience: Requires six (6) months of Class A commercial driving experience. Knowledge of agricultural industry and related products strongly preferred. Previous Southern States work experience a plus.

Requires valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Some of the many benefits we offer:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time Office
  • Vacation Buy-Back
  • Company Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Services
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Merchandise Discounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program  
Southern States Cooperative, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against individuals based on their race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws, or regulations.