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The Perfect Commercial Truck Driver Job Description

Commercial Truck Driver Job DescriptionTruck drivers are primarily responsible for transporting goods from one location to another.

Truck drivers operate tractor-trailers and other large vehicles, transporting goods a few miles to a few hundred miles to their destinations.

In order to perform this work, you must have a commercial driver’s license and obtain the special permits to deliver specific cargo types.

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Job Title: Commercial Truck Driver at COMPANY NAME

NAME in LOCATION seeks a qualified commercial truck driver, who is dependable and deadline oriented.

Applicant must have a commercial driver’s license, with our specific cargo permits to carry our merchandise.

Key Requirements:

  • Valid commercial truck driving license
  • Solid references
  • Clean driving record
  • Flexible schedule
  • Prior experience in commercial truck driving


  • Load merchandise on vehicles
  • Transport merchandise to their intended destinations
  • Unload merchandise & into a customer’s building
  • Routinely checking vehicle
  • Maintaining vehicle (wash/clean inside & out of vehicle)

To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit

* You must be legal to work in the United States.


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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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