Truck Driver Job Description

Truck Driver Job Description Template

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


  • Maintain a positive attitude with customers;
  • Perform basic upkeep to tractor, i.e. grease fifth wheel plate, clean inside of cab with disinfectant wipes;
  • May be required to work extended hours due to business needs;
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of goods or equipment to be transported;
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers;
  • Performs other duties as required;
  • Plan routes using GPS system;
  • Manage routes and routines so they proceed in the most efficient way possible;
  • Report any damage of freight incurred during transportation to the supervisor or dispatcher;
  • Conduct daily inspections of the truck at the end of the shift and report any problems or damage to management;
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process;
  • Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army;
  • Report defects, accidents or violations.


  • Optional Long-Term Disability;
  • 401(k) with Company matching;
  • One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Matching Gift Program;
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance;
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan;
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account;
  • Medical;
  • Vision;
  • Ability to pass a drug test are mandatory;
  • Must possess a good driving record;
  • Current TWIC card;
  • CDL A;
  • Must possess a current and valid CDL Class A license;
  • Must possess a high level of customer service.