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Job Title: CDL Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced CDL Driver to join our team. The CDL Driver will be responsible for transporting goods and materials to various locations while adhering to all safety regulations and traffic laws. The ideal candidate will have a clean driving record, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently.


  • Operate and maintain a commercial motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner
  • Transport goods and materials to various locations
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and traffic laws
  • Complete pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle
  • Ensure all paperwork and documentation is accurate and up-to-date
  • Communicate effectively with dispatch and other team members
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients


  • Valid CDL license with a clean driving record
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a CDL Driver
  • Ability to operate a variety of commercial motor vehicles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects

Working Conditions:

  • Work may be performed in various weather conditions
  • May be required to work weekends and holidays
  • May be required to work long hours and overnight shifts
  • May be required to travel to various locations

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to climb in and out of the vehicle
  • Ability to operate various controls and equipment

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Cdl Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a Cdl Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Cdl Driver applicants. Employers posting their Cdl Driver job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Cdl Driver applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Cdl Driver are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Cdl Driver positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Cdl Driver role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Cdl Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Cdl Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 196% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Cdl Driver applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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