Ryder System Truck Driver, Class A - Full Time in Harvard, Illinois

Position Description

Ryder is EXPANDING and Immediately HIRING Class A Drivers for the Following Positions:

If interested please call/text Erin Texter at 770-743-8368

Team Shuttle Drivers: $80K Yearly ($0.60 Team per Mile/$25 Team per Stop)

  • Home Daily for 6-7 hours. Home Fri-Sat for at least 48 hours.

  • Shuttle runs (no-touch freight) to Kansas City, MO and back.

  • Sun-Thurs Week. Start Sun PM and return Friday Afternoon/early evening. Home daily for 6-7 hours.

  • Dispatch between 10pm-2am

  • Approx. 5,200 miles per week

Regional Shuttle Drivers: $65K Yearly ($0.53 per Mile/$25 per Stop)

  • Regional/ Daily- 2-3 night layovers per week (layovers taken in truck). Schedule would eventually

  • Shuttle runs (no-touch freight) to Mankato, MN 2-3 days per week DC and local work for other days.

  • Shuttle runs go out 10pm-2am and local work varies based on HOS.

  • Approx. 1,800 miles and 10 stops

DST Drivers: $71,500 Yearly ($25/HR plus OT)

  • Regional/Home Daily Varies by account - up to 2 layovers per week normal (lodging provided for most layovers).

  • Areas of Delivery: IL, IN, OH, MI, WI, IA, KY, MN

  • Mon-Fri some Saturday work as needed mostly AM dispatch

  • Primarilysupporting variety of Ryder Accounts in the surrounding Rockford, IL area, but must be willing to travel to any location needing support.

Regional Peddle Drivers: $65K - $75K Yearly

  • Regional/Daily- 1-2 night layovers per week (lodging provided for layovers).

  • Areas of Delivery: IL, IN, OH, MI, WI, IA, KY, MN

  • Schedule primarily Monday – Friday with plenty of home time.

  • Approx. 1,800 miles and 25 stops

Ryder Maintenance: Issues while on the road? No problem! Ryder has Maintenance Facilities across the country. 24/7 Road Side Assistance Program!

Strong Safety Culture !

Safe and Reliable Equipment ! Late Models, Fuel Efficient & Latest Safety Technology

Stability: Ryder has been in business since 1933 & employs over 8,000 drivers nation-wide!



List 3 full years of residency. List 10 full years of employment history. All gaps of employment within the previous 10 years must be listed in the Employment Gap section.


  • Minimum 22 years of age

  • Pass a Ryder Drug Test

  • Pass a Ryder Background and Motor vehicle check including Drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years

  • Pass a DOT physical

  • Pass a Ryder road test

  • Provide appropriate CDL and endorsements for the position

  • Must have Class A verifiable experience in a tractor trailer or comparable vehicle:

  • 12 months experience within the past 3 years, OR

  • 2 years’ experience within the last 5 years, OR

  • 5 years’ experience within the last 10 years

  • Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations policies and/or procedures

Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


This position is primarily responsible for safely driving a commercial vehicle and requires compliance with safety & DOT Regulations, continuous training and customer service.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines

  • Detecting and eliminating or minimizing safety hazards Maintaining accurate records and logs

  • Loading/Unloading freight or assisting in the loading/unloading of freight if required by customer

  • Other tasks as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-60685

Primary State/Province IL

Primary City Harvard

Category Drivers

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601