Ryder System Truck Driver, Class A - Full Time in SCHENECTADY, New York

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

New Enhanced Pay Package – Hourly Rate Increased to $26/Hour !

Class A Local Doubles Drivers In Schenectady, NY

Home Daily!

Brand New Equipment!

Extra Pay for Weekend Runs!

Shuttle & Peddle Runs!

No Touch Freight!

For more information call Rosa Munetz at 315-481-3359

Please note: The qualified candidate would need to be able to be certified to pull doubles on the NYS thruway. Candidate must have Doubles endorsement and at least 5 years Class A driving experience.

Why Ryder?

  • Great Opportunity To Earn Over $75,000 Annually

  • Strong Safety Culture!

  • Brand New Equipment!

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

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

  • Ryder Maintenance: Issues while on the road? Ryder has over 800 Maintenance Facilities across the country. 24 hour, 7 day Road Side Assistance Program

About the position:

  • Hourly Pay Rate! $26.00 per hour Overtime after 40 hours in a workweek

  • Average weekly pay: $1,450

  • Extra Weekend Dispatch Pay of $50.00

  • 4 - 5 day workweek

  • T ype of Runs: Shuttle & Peddle

  • Number of Delivery Locations: Only 6 delivery locations

  • Brand New Equipment!

  • Freight: Grocery products (No Unloading)

  • Geographic Deliveries: Peddle Runs (NY & MA) – No NYC Runs! (Shuttle runs from Schenectady, NY to Buffalo, NY)

  • Must be able to be certified to pull doubles on the NYS Thruway

  • Qualified candidate needs5 yearsTractor/trailer experience & clean MVR

  • Endorsement: Doubles endorsement required

  • Full Benefits Package! Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k & much more!

  • Paid Every Friday! Direct Deposit Available!

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

  • 5 Years Class A, Tractor Trailer Combination Unit experience required. This experience must be verifiable.

As a driver , you're important everywhere you go. Businesses and customers are excited to see you. You help companies get their products to the people who need them. And, when you drive a Ryder Truck, you play an important part in keeping the economy moving. People around the world rely on you everyday to keep their businesses running smoothly. Ryder drivers earn excellent money, get paid weekly and enjoy a great benefits package which includes medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance, 401(k), discount employee stock purchase program, credit union and much more. If you are ready to take the next step in your career, we invite you to apply today.


  • 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 2017-42401

Primary State/Province NY

Posted Date 7/18/2017


Category Drivers

Additional Work Locations ..

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601