Ocala, Florida

**Description:**

**What’s the Job?**

Ready to put your truck-driving career in high gear? Make the shift and fuel your career as a CDL Class A/No Touch Freight/OTR Truck Driver for Penske. Join a team of professional truck drivers committed to delivering products safely and on time. We’re proud to move freight for some of the world’s biggest brands. (Yes, we’re more than just the yellow trucks.)

You’ll be with a stable, nationwide company that is known for having the best equipment, great management, clear communication and a fantastic safety record. We pay every Friday, and for most of our driving positions, you’re home weekly. Yes, weekly.

Are you ready to take it to the next level? Come drive for Penske.

**The Specifics:**

• Route/activity: Routes are three to five days at a time over the road, travelling to Southeastern and Midwest states. Route schedules average 2,400 miles and 5-10 stops per week. Drop and Hook deliveries. Both a route driver and flex driver position, used for vacation relief, and will slip seat and run irregular routes, are available.

• Shift: OTR/Regional. The majority of routes dispatch out on Sundays. Dispatch times will vary depending on the route.

• Equipment: Tandem Axle sleeper tractors, 53' dry van trailer, 53' curtain side trailers, 47' curtain side trailers.

• Compensation: Opportunity to earn $55K-$70K annually! Activity based pay.

**Main Responsibilities** :

• Driving your assigned truck safely and responsibly.

• Following all federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines.

• Loading, unloading, or assisting in loading and unloading truck.

• Reporting problems with your truck, as well as accidents, traffic violations, and damage before and after route.

• Acting as the main point of contact with your customer.

**Why Penske is for You:**

• Outstanding company safety record

• Premier Driver Recognition Program

• Home weekly

• Competitive starting salary

• Career stability

• Opportunity for growth

• Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

• Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support

• Dedicated accounts

• Lots of training opportunities

**Qualifications:**

**Qualifications**

• CDL Class A required

• Currently hold, or ability to obtain, a non-excepted interstate DOT medical card required

• 1 year of documented tractor-trailer experience in the last 3 years required, or 2 years of documented tractor-trailer experience in the last 5 years

• 3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations or accidents

• Reliable

• Excellent customer service skills

• Focused on safety

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

**Physical Requirements:**

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

• While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.

• The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**About Penske Logistics**

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

**Work Locations:** 650 SW 27th Ave Ocala, FL 34471

**Primary Location:** United States-Florida-Ocala

**Zip:** 34471

**Job:** Driver

**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** Driver

**Req ID:** 2010018

Ocala, Florida

Founded in 1969, Penske Transportation Solutions is an $8 billion transportation and logistics industry leader that employs more than 36,000 associates at more than 1,100 locations worldwide. Whether it’s truck leasing, truck rental or logistics services, we have our customers’ backs. Penske Truck Leasing operates and maintains more than 326,000 vehicles, and provides full-service truck leasing, commercial and consumer truck rentals, and truck maintenance programs for commercial fleets large and small. Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Simply put, Penske moves lives and businesses forward.

 

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel, and have received numerous awards for our support. Apply today at https://penske.jobs/veterans/

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