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Job Title: OTR Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced OTR Driver to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for transporting goods across the country in a safe and timely manner. The OTR Driver will be required to adhere to all traffic laws and regulations, maintain accurate records of deliveries, and ensure that all cargo is secured properly.


  • Transport goods across the country in a safe and timely manner
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations
  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries
  • Ensure that all cargo is secured properly
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle
  • Communicate with dispatchers and other team members to coordinate deliveries
  • Report any accidents or incidents to the appropriate authorities
  • Maintain a clean and organized vehicle
  • Follow all company policies and procedures


  • Valid commercial driver's license (CDL)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an OTR Driver
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to pass a drug test and background check
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Working Conditions:

  • Long hours of driving
  • Frequent overnight stays away from home
  • Exposure to various weather conditions
  • Physical demands of loading and unloading cargo

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discounts

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Otr Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a Otr Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Otr Driver applicants. Employers posting their Otr Driver job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Otr Driver applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Otr Driver are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 12 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Otr Driver positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Otr Driver role?
SMS has 91% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Otr Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Otr Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 142% 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 Otr 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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