Truck Driving Jobs in South Dakota

Truck driving jobs in South Dakota are rewarding, pay generously, and offer many chances to travel the country and see some beautiful sites. While looking for truck driving jobs in South Dakota keep in mind being able to visit places such as Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Badlands National Park! Trucking companies across the country are constantly looking for 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 South Dakota truck-driving job

Be aware 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. Additionally, 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. Take note that all of these things could take a few weeks from the day you apply until you are offered a South Dakota driving job

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. The salary of a company driver 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.

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 South Dakota, 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. For CDL information:

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Werner Enterprises - SD
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in South Dakota. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!...
Posted 7 days ago
Swift Transportation - SD
GET MENTORED BY A PRO WHILE GETTING PAID Recent CDL Grads will spend between 200 and 300 hours working together with their mentor to haul loads, deliver freight, and take care...
Posted 2 days ago
Swift Transportation - SD
GET MENTORED BY A PRO WHILE GETTING PAID Recent CDL Grads will spend between 200 and 300 hours working together with their mentor to haul loads, deliver freight, and take care...
Posted 2 days ago
Swift Transportation - SD
GET MENTORED BY A PRO WHILE GETTING PAID Recent CDL Grads will spend between 200 and 300 hours working together with their mentor to haul loads, deliver freight, and take care...
Posted 2 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Mobridge, SD
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Nationwide Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Nationwide Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: Great Competitive Pay- Up to $1,200+ Per Week Various Load...
Posted 6 days ago
Triple D Supply - Rapid City, SD
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 22 hours ago
Triple D Supply - Sioux Falls, SD
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 22 hours ago
Triple D Supply - SD
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 22 hours ago
Triple D Supply - Rapid City, SD
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 1 day ago
Triple D Supply - Sioux Falls, SD
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 6 days ago
Triple D Supply - SD
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
Triple D Supply - SD
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 6 days ago
Triple D Supply - Rapid City, SD
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 1 day ago
Triple D Supply - Sioux Falls, SD
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 6 days ago
Werner Enterprises - SD
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in South Dakota. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!...
Posted 4 days ago
Western Express - Sioux Falls, SD
Truck Driver - High Paying Flatbed $85k/year!Paid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity! Class A CDL Truck Drivers.  Whether...
Posted 3 hours ago
TMC Transportation - SD
TMC Transportation, is seeking candidates to grow our team of professional flatbed drivers. This would be a regional position getting you home on the weekends! Our percentage pay package was...
Posted 21 hours ago
Koch Companies - SD
KOCH DEDICATED DIVISION  Class A DriversNeeded Immediately for Flatbed Dedicated Openings  NEW!$5000 Orientation Completion Bonus • Yearly earnings of between $55,000 - $63,000 • 2500 - 3000 miles per week • Late Model Equipment...
Posted 4 days ago
Crete Carrier - Watertown, SD
As a privately owned company, we understand how important family time is to our drivers.  That’s why we are creating new opportunities for you to be home more often.  Crete...
Posted 7 days ago
JBS Carriers - Harrisburg, SD
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Regional Runs CDL-A Truck Driver Opportunities With JBS Carriers Midwest Regional Fleet JBS Carriers, the transportation arm of JBS USA, is an Over the Road (OTR) and...
Posted 4 days ago
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