Class A Driver Job Description

Class A Driver Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Class A Driver to join our team.


  • Perform coupling/un-coupling procedures for the tractor/trailer as needed;
  • Perform other tasks as needed;
  • Pickup, load and unload damaged goods and customer returns, and complete necessary paperwork;
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip responsibilities in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Harvest policies and procedures;
  • Assist colleagues as needed;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;
  • Maintains company gas credit cards, and valid/current proof of insurance and registration in vehicle;
  • Maintains a daily, legible DOT log book and submits as required;
  • Deliver cargo and material;
  • Provides good customer service and maintains a professional manner and appearance to enhance the company’s image;
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometers spent driving;
  • Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure;
  • Balances and handles an expense account for each trip by recording all expenses and maintaining all receipts;
  • Report defects, accidents or violations;
  • Applies knowledge and abilities to safely load and unload deliveries according to size of load and content description.


  • Must pass background check;
  • Must pass drug screen;
  • May require the employee to occasionally reach above shoulder level, bend at and below waist level for maneuvering, and operations of truck;
  • May require lifting of items heavier than 25 lbs;
  • Class A Driver’s License;
  • Respectable driving record;
  • Can lift 50+ lbs;
  • Minimum a 1 year of experience required;
  • Valid Class A licenseClean driving record within the last 2 years;
  • 18+ years old;
  • 21+ years old;
  • Be able to pass drug and alcohol test;
  • Minimum 6 months experience;
  • Class A Driver License required;
  • Can lift 60+ lbs.