Ryder System Truck Driver, Class A - $2,500 Sign-On Bonus, Home Daily, $21.60/hour in TONAWANDA, New York

Position Description

Class A Drivers

Average Annual Salary $70,000

Hourly Pay rate of $21.60 - OT after 40 hours

Home Daily and PM Dispatch!

5 Day Work Week

NO Touch Freight: Mix of Flatbed and Dry Van deliveries

Flatbed experience is NOT required.

Recruiter: Lisa at 315-729-5798

About the position:

Summary: We are looking for a driver to support two Ryder accounts in the Buffalo, NY area. You will primarily work on a dry van account in Niagara Falls, NY & also support our Flatbed Account based in Cheektowaga, NY to cover vacations etc. Qualified candidate must be flexible.

  • Estimated Average Annual Salary : $70,000

  • Pay Details : $21.60 per hour. Average of 55 hours per week.

  • Home Time : Home Daily

  • Schedule : Monday - Friday Work Week: Dispatch between between 6pm - 8pm.

  • Type of Delivery : No unloading - you will deliver in either dry van or flatbed depending upon the account

  • Product : Large Paper Rolls & Metal products

  • Delivery Area(s ): Buffalo, NY & Syracuse, NY Deliveries

  • Comprehensive benefit package : Health, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation/ holidays and much more!

  • Paid Every Friday ! Direct Deposit Available!

  • Safe & reliable Equipment

  • Uniforms provided

Why Ryder?

  • Great Earning Potential: Estimated Average Annual Salary $70.000

  • Strong Safety Culture!

  • Safe & Reliable 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: Fuel/Maintenance Facilities across the country. 24 hour, 7 day Road Side Assistance Program

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:

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




  • 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 2018-62213

Primary State/Province NY

Primary City TONAWANDA

Category Drivers

Additional Work Locations US-NY-TONAWANDA | US-NY-Buffalo

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601