Ryder System Class A Truck Driver - 1st Shift / Home Daily / 5 Day Work Week / Hourly Pay / Sign On Bonus in SOUTH PLAINFIELD, New Jersey

Position Description

Experience the Ryder Difference!

Great Home/Work Balance!

Work Where YOU are Valued!

Apply Now!

Questions? Please call Jennifer Fox at 903-522-9677

Salary and Benefits :

  • Pay: Houly $21.27 (avg 11-14 hour days) $1,200 weekly average; $2,000 Sign-On Bonus

  • Paid Time Off: Vacation / Personal Days / Holiday Pay

  • Benefits: Full, Comprehensive Benefit Package. Health, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Program & much more!

Dispatch and Routes :

  • Work Week: 5 Day Work Week / 1st Shift HOME EVERY EVENING

  • Home Daily!

  • Deliveries to The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, & Long Island

  • Retail Deliveries

We value our drivers!

  • Ryder Company Driver Dedicated to a Single Customer!

  • Unlimited Opportunities for Career Progression: Certified Driver Trainer, Dispatch, Safety, or Operations Management

  • Driver Recognition Programs : Driver Appreciation Events, Driver of the Month, Driver of the Year, Mileage Awards

  • 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!




  • 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 2018-56814

Primary State/Province NJ


Category Drivers

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601