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Job Title: Route Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced Route Driver to join our team. The Route Driver will be responsible for delivering products to various locations along a designated route. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a clean driving record, and the ability to work independently.


  • Deliver products to various locations along a designated route
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of products
  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries and inventory
  • Communicate with customers and provide excellent customer service
  • Perform routine vehicle maintenance and inspections
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and company policies


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Experience in delivery or route driving preferred

Working Conditions: The Route Driver will spend most of their time driving and delivering products. They will be required to work in various weather conditions and may need to lift heavy objects. The Route Driver will be expected to work flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.

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

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings options.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Route Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a Route Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Route Driver applicants. Employers posting their Route Driver job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Route Driver applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Route 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 11 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Route Driver positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Route Driver role?
SMS has 88% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Route Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Route Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 181% 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 Route 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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