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Rural King is a family-owned company and was established in 1960 by a couple farmers. We now have 130 locations in 13 states. 

Most of our loads originate out of Mattoon, IL and Waverly, Ohio. Driving destinations consist of our stores through 13 states within no-touch freight.

Benefits:

You will be eligible to participate in our healthcare benefits the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment. 

  • Healthcare Benefits include the following insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Optional Life, Dependent Life, Critical Illness and Accident.
  • Additionally, Rural King has the following benefits focused on Wellness:  Smoking Cessation Program, MyQHealth Care Coordinator assistance, MYidealDOCTOR, 24-Hour Nurse Line, and Associate Assistance Resources.
  • You will be eligible for a 15% associate discount on store purchases (some exclusions apply).
  • You will be eligible for enrollment in our 401(k) plan after you meet the tenure requirements 90 days with Rural King and at least 1,000 worked hours. Rural King will match 50% of the first 10% of wages you contribute to the 401(k) plan. There is no waiting period for rollovers from other qualified plans into the Rural King 401(k) plan.
  • You will be eligible for 2 week of vacation in the first year

PAY - Not including safety bonus

1st 90 days - 47 cents per mile
91st day - 12 months - 47.5 cents per mile

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must possess valid commercial driver’s license (CDL)
  • Minimum 1+ years proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred
  • Must pass background check, DOT drug screen, and DOT physical
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations within the past 13 months
  • Possess great physical stamina and focus during long driving shifts
  • Hands on experience with common electronic log devices and software (GPS, Peoplenet, Qualcomm etc)
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Job Title: Driver

Reports to: Transportation Coordinator


JOB SUMMARY

Rural King Drivers are responsible for transporting different types of goods from vendors and distribution centers to store locations. Drivers must work together with vendors and distributions centers to contribute to the team environment. They are also required to perform D.O.T. vehicle inspections before and after a trip. These drivers also follow appropriate safety procedures to transport cargo and maintain electronic logs of vehicle repair status and working hours. Consistent scheduled working days, routes will vary.

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Comply with DOT regulations
Make safety a priority at all times
Deliver and pickup freight in a safe and timely manner
Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
Communicate with dispatch as needed regarding delivery times, delays, maintenance on equipment, accidents, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess valid commercial driver’s license (CDL)
Minimum 1+ years proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred
Must pass background check, DOT drug screen, and DOT physical
Clean driving record with no moving violations within the past 13 months
Possess great physical stamina and focus during long driving shifts
Hands on experience with common electronic log devices and software (GPS, Peoplenet, Qualcomm etc)
Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
Ability to sit for long periods of time
Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
Good visual acuity

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Apply Now