Foreign Workers Program – LMIA

Agri-Tel Transportation accepts applications from experienced foreign truck drivers through our Foreign Workers Program to work in Canada legally on a contractual basis to help with the current labour shortage affecting our industry. We offer a guaranteed wage as well as a bonus program and an optional benefits package is available after completing a probationary period.

Requirements, Skills and Education:

  • Class 1A driver’s license with 2-3 years of experience.
  • Eligible for cross border travel.
  • Able to travel for extended periods; average length of trips are 15-30 days.
  • Ability to operate and drive articulated trucks to transport goods and materials.
  • Able to plan travel schedules and routes using atlases and other trip planning aides such as GPS.
  • Winter and mountain driving experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs.
  • Clear criminal record check.
  • Good drivers abstract with no major violations.
  • Clear English, both verbal and written.

Duties Include:

  • Transport goods and materials to various destinations both nationally and internationally.
  • Oversee all aspects of equipment, loading and unloading as well as safety and security of cargo being transported.
  • Perform trip inspections of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes and cold storage.
  • Monitor equipment performance and mechanical fitness.
  • Obtain and submit documents required to transport cargo on international routes.
  • Record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption, and other information in log books and trip sheets.
  • Communicate (receive and relay information) with the dispatcher using an on board satellite.

Compensation

  • Starting wage range is $4,000 to $5,500 monthly.
  • Performance bonus program begins after 3 months of employment.
  • After three months employment, we offer a health benefits package.
  • Vacation pay of 4%.

How to Get Started

Phase 1

If you are interested in working for Agri-Tel Transportation please fill out our online application. We will evaluate your qualifications and contact you within 30 days if you are a successful candidate.

Phase 2

If you are a successful candidate we will proceed with the application process. At this time we will ask you to provide several documents such as: a current criminal record check (within 30 days), valid passport, current driver’s abstract (within 30 days), and a commercial driver’s license.

To learn more about living and working in Beausejour, Manitoba please visit Our Home Your Home. For more information about moving to Manitoba via a Foreign Workers program, please visit Immigrate Manitoba.

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