Truck Driving Jobs in Florida

Truck driving jobs in Florida have some great benefits. They are extremely rewarding, pay generously, and offer many great opportunities to see the open road and landmarks which Florida is known for. Florida truck driving jobs will grow in demand over the next decade as the demand heightens for transported goods as our economy boosts. Being a company driver is perfect for those fresh out of driving school because you will be able to experience all aspects the truck driving job industry has to offer and see which one is best for you. While seeking truck driving jobs in Florida keep in mind being able to visit Walt Disney World, the Kennedy Space Center, and Everglades National Park! Truck companies across the country are always looking for dry van, dry bulk, and reefer drivers; no matter how bad the economy, there will always be loads that need to be delivered!

What to expect in a Florida truck driving job

The salary of a company driver job in Florida can range anywhere from $40,000 to upwards of $70,000 a year, depending on the type of driving, experience, and endorsements. Company drivers, unlike owner operators, have the option to work a local, regional, or over-the-road run. Larger companies also give drivers the freedom to switch the type of run they want to do. For example, a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but is ready to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, they do not need to seek employment elsewhere.

However, be aware that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment has to be verified along with your driving record from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. In addition, each company you worked for must provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Companies looking to hire drivers also need to be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to driving. All of these things play into the fact that it could take a few weeks from the day you apply to be offered a driving job in Florida.

What to expect in a company driver career:

  • You pick your route; local, regional, or over-the-road
  • Working with a company provides steady work; owner operators may have to wait on contracts
  • If there are certifications or endorsements needed, sometimes a company will pay for it
  • Being a company driver means you are eligible for bonuses
  • You are not financially responsible for repairs and maintenance to the truck

Types of Endorsements

In order to land a truck-driving job, you must begin by training to get your CDL. Truck driving training can be done in as short as 4-6 weeks. Depending on what kind of company driver job you want, you may need more than just your CDL. Here is a list of common endorsements:

  • HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials Endorsement)
  • Doubles/Triples Endorsement
  • Tanker Endorsement
  • Air Brake Endorsement

Keep in mind that other certifications may be necessary to haul certain items.

Helpful Links

If you have specific questions, call your states Department of Transportation or visit their website. Here are a few other helpful links for CDL and other information:

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Averitt Express - Riviera Beach, FL
Working at Averitt Express isn't about punching the clock. It's about working with people who trust you, serving people who depend on you, and getting home to people who love...
Posted 1 day ago
Averitt Express - Jacksonville, FL
Shuttle driving is one of Averitt's most appealing positions, and it's even better when you can share the driver's seat with a friend or loved one! Team Shuttle Drivers play an...
Posted 1 day ago
SalSon Trucking - Plant City, FL
About us: At SalSon Logistics, a family owned company for over 50 years our team members are our most valuable asset. And as with all our assets, we invest in them with...
Posted 2 days ago
SalSon Trucking - Valrico, FL
About us: At SalSon Logistics, a family owned company for over 50 years our team members are our most valuable asset. And as with all our assets, we invest in them with...
Posted 2 days ago
SalSon Trucking - Riverview, FL
About us: At SalSon Logistics, a family owned company for over 50 years our team members are our most valuable asset. And as with all our assets, we invest in them with...
Posted 2 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - FL
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Florida as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue...
Posted 4 days ago
Triple D Supply - Tallahassee, FL
Triple D Supply LLC is looking for qualified candidates for an OTR Long Haul position in our Refrigerated Division. If you want an opportunity to operate new equipment, and get...
Posted 2 days ago
SalSon Trucking - Tampa, FL
About us: At SalSon Logistics, a family owned company for over 50 years our team members are our most valuable asset. And as with all our assets, we invest in them with...
Posted 2 days ago
Triple D Supply - FL
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - Tampa, FL
Triple D Supply LLC is looking for qualified candidates for an OTR Long Haul position in our Refrigerated Division. If you want an opportunity to operate new equipment, and get...
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - Jacksonville, FL
Triple D Supply LLC is looking for qualified candidates for an OTR Long Haul position in our Refrigerated Division. If you want an opportunity to operate new equipment, and get...
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - FL
Triple D Supply LLC is looking for qualified candidates for an OTR Long Haul position in our Refrigerated Division. If you want an opportunity to operate new equipment, and get...
Posted 3 days ago
Knight Transportation - North Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has stayed true to...
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - Tallahassee, FL
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 2 days ago
Triple D Supply - Tampa, FL
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - Jacksonville, FL
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 7 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Hialeah, FL
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Miami Lakes, Florida area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more....
Posted 1 day ago
Heartland Express - Fort lauderdale, FL
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Southeast Regional | Driving Position Home Time: Home 3 out of 4 weekends Average Miles: 2,000-2,200 per week Running Area: black border around map New Driver Mileage Pledge: Minimum pay guarantee equal to 2,000 miles in each...
Posted 7 days ago
Argos USA LLC - Tampa, FL
Argos seeks qualified A&B CDL drivers! Driver Advantages: No Overnight Travel Industry Leading Wages Paid Weekly Full Benefits Packages 401k Retirement Plan with Company Contribution Paid Training Build your new career with Argos as we strengthen the
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Gainesville, FL
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Miami Lakes, Florida area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more....
Posted 2 days ago
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