Livestock Hauler

Niewohner Entities is all about caring for animals and the land. This has been a family tradition that has been handed down from generation to generation. We value collaboration throughout industries, by operating in multiple areas and continue to grow. Starting off as a farm and cattle operation near Albion, Nebraska, Niewohner Entities has grown to 3 cattle feedlots, as well as farrow to finish swine confinement. Other divisions include The Batch Box, SiDump’r, Feeding System, Beaver Bearing, and Upper Iowa Beef.

General Purpose

Niewohner Trucking is looking for a Livestock Hauler to safely and efficiently deliver cattle and/or hogs to processing plant with animal welfare being the foremost concern.


  • In this operation it is important that every employee focus on the priorities of: Animal Health & Welfare; Employee Safety, and; Overall Productivity.
  • Report to work on time each day and begin the day’s activities.
  • Adhere to the requirements and guidelines established by the Owners and Manager, and adhere to the policies included in the Employee Handbook.
  • Perform the protocol established for loading/unloading animals.
  • All drivers will follow the established state & federal driving requirements
  • All drivers will not be allowed to hold phones while driving, must use headsets.
  • Perform assigned operations and ensure they are completed accurately, consistently, efficiently, and according to policy including delegating or completing tasks and training.
  • All drivers will be responsible for all paperwork associated with their task at hand.
  • Sort and move cattle/hogs as instructed.
  • Check all incoming livestock for health status, appropriate paperwork, headcount, etc.
  • Do your part to promote a sense of teamwork, camaraderie, safety and an enjoyable work environment.
  • When operating equipment, check oil and fluids, keep the equipment and cab clean, do regular maintenance according to established procedure, and be sure that fuel is filled at the end of the day.
  • Be Alert! Drive and operate all equipment according to established operational and safety procedures.
  • Work in coordination with the Owners and the Manager.
  • Do not make any purchases without the approval of your leaders. Return with a signed receipt for all purchases and leave that receipt in the designated location in the office.
  • Be aware of potential environmental issues and notify the Manager of any concerns in this area.
  • Keep waste to a minimum and constantly evaluate ways to reduce costs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Trucking driver type:

  • Company driver

Trucking home time:

  • Home daily

Trucking route:

  • Local


  • English (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Albion, NE (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Albion, NE: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: On the road