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

Position Description

Ryder is Hiring Class A Delivery Drivers!

Please contact Recruiter for more information:

315-457-0214 ext 226

We value our drivers!

  • Great Earning Potential of up to $63,000-$64,000 annually!

  • Great Home Time : 1-2 potential layovers per week. Hotel accommodations provided

  • Work Week : GenerallyMonday - Friday -early morning start times

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

  • Freight Handling: Live load/Unload - Tailgating the freight; Majority is palletized some piece unloading

  • Endorsements: Hazmat Preferred, must be willing to obtain after 90 days of being hired.

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

  • Paid every Friday

  • 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!

Safety is a priority at Ryder ! Qualified candidates cannot have more than a combination of 2 tickets/accidents in the last two years.

Please note : In order to be considered for employment with Ryder as a Class A Driver – you must meet one of the experience levels listed below: This experience must be verifiable & the driving experience must be in a Tractor Trailer, Combination Unit

  • 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

See video below to learn more about what we do!


  • 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 2018-51990

Primary State/Province IL

Primary City Harvard

Category Drivers

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601