Tow Truck Operator Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Tow Truck Operator

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced Tow Truck Operator to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for towing and transporting vehicles to designated locations, providing roadside assistance, and maintaining the tow truck and equipment.


  • Tow and transport vehicles to designated locations
  • Provide roadside assistance to stranded motorists
  • Operate and maintain tow truck and equipment
  • Complete necessary paperwork and documentation
  • Communicate effectively with customers and team members
  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations


  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Experience operating a tow truck and transporting vehicles
  • Ability to work flexible hours and respond to emergency situations
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to complete paperwork accurately
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and regulations

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a tow truck operator or in a related field
  • Valid commercial driver's license (CDL) preferred

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


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

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Tow Truck Operator

What is the best way to find and hire a Tow Truck Operator near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Tow Truck Operator applicants. Employers posting their Tow Truck Operator job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Tow Truck Operator applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Tow Truck Operator are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 21 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Tow Truck Operator positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Tow Truck Operator role?
SMS has 93% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Tow Truck Operator job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Tow Truck Operators are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 176% 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 Tow Truck Operator 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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