Truck Driving Jobs in New York

Truck driving jobs in New York are really rewarding and challenging at the same time. While some drivers tend to avoid driving in New York City most drivers enjoy the variety that New York has to offer. While looking for truck driving jobs in New York keep in mind being able to see places such as Times Square, Statue of Liberty, and Niagara Falls to name a few! Trucking companies across the country are constantly seeking drivers 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 New York truck-driving job

The average salary for a company driving job in New York is anywhere from $40,000 to $70,000 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. Truck driving jobs offer great benefits for not only yourself but also your family such as: 401K, paid vacations, notable insurance, and a certain level of job freedom

Take note that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment must be verified along with your driving record from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. In addition, each company you have worked for needs to provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Companies seeking to hire drivers also need to be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to driving. Keep in mind that all of these things could take a few weeks from the day you apply until you are offered a New York driving job.

Benefits of a Company Driver

  • 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 in New York, 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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Koch Companies - Syracuse, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 23 hours ago
Koch Companies - Schenectady, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 23 hours ago
Koch Companies - Syracuse, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 23 hours ago
Koch Companies - Schenectady, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 23 hours ago
Koch Companies - Syracuse, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 2 days ago
Koch Companies - Schenectady, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 2 days ago
Koch Companies - Syracuse, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 2 days ago
Koch Companies - Schenectady, NY
  KOCH MARINE DIVISION  Class A Drivers Needed Immediately This is an elite driver position hauling pleasure-craft boats to unique locations in the US and Canada. Enjoy a dedicated account and deliver boats...
Posted 2 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - Buffalo, NY
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based inBuffalo, New York. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver looking...
Posted 7 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - Buffalo, NY
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based inBuffalo, New York. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver looking...
Posted 7 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - Buffalo, NY
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based in Buffalo, New York. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver...
Posted 7 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - Buffalo, NY
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based in Buffalo, New York. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver...
Posted 7 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - Buffalo, NY
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based inBuffalo, New York. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver looking...
Posted 7 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - Buffalo, NY
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based inBuffalo, New York. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver looking...
Posted 7 days ago
Rev Hoopes Trucking, LLC. - NY
WE ARE HIRING PROFESSIONAL CLASS-A DRIVERS! Rev Hoopes Trucking is seeking professional, qualified Class A CDL drivers. With higher than average industry pay and benefits ranging from paid holidays, vacations, health...
Posted 1 day ago
Rev Hoopes Trucking, LLC. - NY
WE ARE HIRING PROFESSIONAL CLASS-A DRIVERS! Rev Hoopes Trucking is seeking professional, qualified Class A CDL drivers. With higher than average industry pay and benefits ranging from paid holidays, vacations, health...
Posted 1 day ago
SalSon Trucking - Conklin, NY
Why Salson Logistics? Our Legacy=Our People.   JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for transporting containers around the yard. DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS  Following the rules of Department of Transportation Receiving radio or telephone contact from the supervisor
Posted 5 days ago
SalSon Trucking - NY
Why Salson Logistics? Our Legacy=Our People.   JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for transporting containers around the yard. DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS  Following the rules of Department of Transportation Receiving radio or telephone contact from the supervisor
Posted 5 days ago
Heartland Express - Utica, NY
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent home...
Posted 6 days ago
Heartland Express - Mount vernon, NY
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
Posted 6 days ago
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