Professional Class A Driver – Home Daily

Allen Distribution

Job title: Professional Class A Driver – Home Daily

Company: Allen Distribution

Job description: Description:

Job Title: Professional Driver

Department: Transportation

Reports To: Fleet Dispatch Manager/Driver Manager

Position Type: Full Time

ALLEN DISTRIBUTION is a a family owned company based out of Carlisle, PA with strong core values that has kept us dedicated to our employees and customers for over 30 years. Our Fleet and Warehouse operations are growing thanks to our outstanding employees and customers. Allen Distributions Fleet supports our growing warehouse operations along with our many dedicated customers in PA, NJ, MD, DE and VA.

WHY WORK FOR ALLEN? * Over Time paid after 40!

  • Home Every Night !
  • Annual driver Safety Bonus!
  • Paid Uniforms and a Steel Toe Boot allowance!
  • Drive in Style in one of our Smoke Free Modern Trucks! (Average age of tractors is 3 years)
  • 99% No Touch freight and Truckload deliveries!
  • Great Health, Vision and Dental benefits!
  • Start accruing Vacation and Personal time DAY ONE!
  • Holiday Pay!
  • Referral and Retention Bonus Programs!

Purpose of Position * To safely and efficiently transport customer product via tractor trailer

  • To contribute to the long-term success of the organization

Values and Business Practices

  • Safety First – We value our integrity while operating safely within the confines of all federal, state, local and company policies
  • We deliver on our commitments to our customers always with a positive attitude
  • We treat everybody with respect and dignity
  • We operate with high business ethics
  • We are a good corporate citizen
  • We value our professional relationships on all levels
  • We strive to have a Continuous Improvement Culture

Company Expectations

Our expectation is that all employees, customers and vendors will perform in a manner that will ensure long term success.


Works the hours needed to support the business goals (including overtime, weekends and holidays). Remains open-minded, performs a wide variety of job tasks, transitions from task to task effectively (multi-task).


Always present and punctual; arrives prepared for work. Completes work in a timely, accurate and consistent manner. Plan and schedule your time off in advance with your supervisor or manager. Avoid unscheduled days off which will result in attendance points.


Maintains a Whatever it Takes attitude. Lives by company stated values and inspires others.

Willingness to learn

Approaches new tasks with an interest to learn. Has the ability to learn techniques as job task requirements change.


Seeks out additional work when job tasks are completed. Goes above and beyond required tasks. Participate in department meetings. Display pride in your assigned truck and related equipment, is on time for loading and delivery appointments. Secures cargo appropriately to protect from damage and theft.

Quality of Work

Maintains high standards and safety despite pressing deadlines.

Follows directions

Follows all written and verbal instructions provided by management, Fleet Dispatch Manager, Driver Manager and Load Planner, etc.…


Shares all information in a professional and factual manner ensuring the best decisions are made for the company. Report all issues to your manager/supervisor.


Maintains an appropriate appearance and dresses in accordance with the established dress code guidelines to your respective position.

Position Competency * Ability to maintain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Willingness to drive a Class A tractor trailer on commercial routes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and all other states within our operating area.
  • A solid knowledge of all safety and regulatory requirements of operating a Class 8, commercial vehicle
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with Shippers and Consignees, so that they believe, that they are our most important customer
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs, climb in and out of truck cabs and trailers sit or stand for long periods of time.

Role Expectations

Safety and Compliance

  • A solid knowledge of DOT regulations and the ability to abide by such regulations 100% of the time
  • Ability to understand and follow Allen Distribution policies and procedures 100% of the time.
  • Reports immediately to Dispatch any unsafe acts or equipment that may cause injury or damage to others.


  • Communicate effectively with customers as required
  • Able to resolve issues promptly and/or request assistance from Dispatch Operations

Fleet Operations

  • Ability to read and understand work instructions from dispatch
  • Ability to work and understand electronic communication including but not limited to in cab communication and e-logs.
  • Understand regional geography, reading maps, following directions and making effective and efficient travel route decisions.


  • Ability to perform an effective pre or post trip inspections, communicate findings to Dispatch or Maintenance teams for effective resolution


  • Ensure assigned loads are picked up and delivered as scheduled
  • Ability to communicate immediately to Dispatch scheduled delivery time is at risk
  • Ability to communicate any service non-conformance to Dispatch.


  • Communicates with Dispatch when loads are complete and ready for next assignment
  • Communicates with Dispatch prior to end of day, if anything else is required
  • Stays on scheduled throughout the day, taking required breaks but no excessive breaks or time from scheduled travel.
  • Communicates their recommendations for improvements in all areas of responsibility

Interested in joining our Allen family?

Then please don’t hesitate and call or text Jason Toms at 717-226-1813 to respond to this ad now!

#INDPA Requirements:

Driver Hiring and Retention Standards


Driver applicants must have one year verified driving on type of equipment to be driven. This must have been fulltime

employment driving equipment for your position and been with a recognized motor or private carriage


Moving Violations

Driver applicants must have no more than 2 moving violations in the last 24 months

DUI/DWI and Implied Consent having alcohol concentration of .04% or more in a CMV

A person who has been convicted of a DUI/DWI Implied Consent ticket cannot be considered for employment as a

driver if convicted within the last three (3) years. If offense occurred in a commercial motor vehicle there is no time

limit and driver will not be eligible. Any driver with more than 1 such offense will be ineligible regardless of time.

Automatic Disqualifiers No Time Limit

  • Traffic violation arising in connection with fatal truck accident.
  • Leaving the scene of an accident involving a commercial motor vehicle.
  • Using a commercial vehicle to commit a felony.
  • Using a commercial vehicle to commit a felony involving manufacture, distribution or dispensing of drugs.

Other automatically disqualifying events within the last 5 years

  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Improper Turn
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Improper or Erratic Lane Change
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Failure to Yield right-of-way
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Failure to Keep in Proper Lane
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Driving too fast for conditions
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Excessive speeding 15 mph or more over limit
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Following too close in a Commercial Motor Vehicle
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Violating any out-of-service order
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Failing to stop at a RR Crossing if required to do so
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Failing to obey traffic control device at RR Crossing
  • DOT Recordable accident with citation for Failing to have sufficient space to drive through RR Crossing

without stopping


Expected salary:

Location: Carlisle, PA

Job date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 08:58:46 GMT

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