Tractor Trailer Operator - Career job with benefits - Minneapolis MN

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

The United States Postal Service has excellent and challenging Tractor Trailer Operator employment opportunities for highly motivated and innovative individuals.  Local driving career positions with benefits.  

Tractor-Trailer Operators regularly operate a heavy-duty tractor-trailer in city shuttle service or trailer spotting operations. 

CDL REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) from the state in which they live. If applicants have an intrastate CDL, they must self-certify to their state that they operate or expect to operate in excepted interstate commerce, as required by 49 CFR part 383.71(b)(1)(ii). Each state has its own procedure for completing the self-certification process, so applicants should seek assistance from their Department of Motor Vehicles or their state’s equivalent, if they are unaware of how to do so.

Applicants must have a safe driving record, and at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger vehicles and one year of full time unsupervised experience (or equivalent) driving a 7-ton or larger truck, tractor-trailer, or a 16-passenger or larger bus.  A minimum of six months of the required total driving experience must be in a tractor-trailer. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide. 

Applicants must inform the Postal Service of all previous employment as the driver of a commercial vehicle for the past 10 years and complete a Driving Notification and Compliance Certificate. Applicants must be drug-free, which requires a pre-employment drug screen and information from previous employers on the positive alcohol or drug tests and refusal to be tested within the prior two years

SALARY RANGE: $23.20 per hour entry base wage paid bi-weekly

BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI).

Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care (day care) expenses are also available, as well as accrued vacation and sick leave. 

Click below to apply. Applicants must apply online to be considered for this employment opportunity. You must have a valid email address to apply, as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations (when applicable), and background checks will be sent by email.

Job Overview:

  • Location
  • Minneapolis MN
  • Driver Types
  • Company Driver
  • Trailer Types
  • None
  • Pay Info
  • $23.20/hour plus premium pay
  • Hiring States
  • MN

Carrier Overview:

  • Carrier
  • United States Postal Service
  • Address
  • 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC, 20260