Village Transport, a sister company of Village Travel, is a relatively new entrant into the trucking industry. Village Travel boasts a fleet of over 140 motor coaches across 7 locations in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri. The new trucking division consists of 5 new Kenworth T680 tractors with 6 additional units on order. Primarily, our work is “drop and hook” of Amazon trailers out of Wichita, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Our drivers are given a lot of support by dispatch, and we understand the need to have time off at home. However, flexibility is still the key to success – our lanes of work are dependent on freight rates and driver availability. We can offer solo or team work.
Job Description This is a full-time over-the-road truck driving position that requires extensive travel. At minimum, we expect drivers to be working out of their assigned truck a minimum of five days per week. Drivers that wish to work more will be accommodated.
Available to drive day or night up to maximum legal Hours of Service during your assigned shifts.
Be able to drop and hook multiple trailers during a weeklong shift. Most work is “power only” pulling trailers for Amazon.
Provide flexibility – Assigned jobs can change frequently, so ideal candidates for this position will understand that the schedule may change, but the company will be dependable in getting drivers home for breaks as promised.
Complies with local traffic regulations and applicable state and federal regulations.
Reports delays or accidents.
Inspects truck and trailer as required per FMCSA rules and company policies.
Fuels and cleans truck when necessary.
Reads schedules and itineraries, interprets maps, processes accident and incident reports, and prepares all necessary company paperwork (including, but not limited to DVIRs, Log Sheets, Work tickets).
Possess a smart phone and be willing to learn how to properly use the Amazon Relay app.
Be at least 25 years old.
Possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent
US citizen or permanent Visa
Possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License without an air brake restriction.
Pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Pass a DOT physical given by a physician certified on the FMCSA National Registry and approved by the Company.
Must have an acceptable driving record (MVR): Have no more than 2 moving violations within the last 12 months.
Have no more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years.
Have no more than 1 minor accident within the last 3 years.
Have no major accidents, no reckless driving charges, no DUI’s, and no DWI’s.
Have no suspensions or revocations within the last 10 years.
Must past company provided road test.
Must be physically capable to perform essential job functions.