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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Regional Truck Driver CDL A in Topeka Switchpoint, Kansas

Job Description $6,0000 sign on bonus *Average income with hourly pay, premium pay, per diem, and overtime is $60,000 to $70,000 per year. Under designated supervision, operates a motor vehicle tractor-trailer combination coupled by the use of a turntable or pintle hook; may include a sleeper; scheduled or specified routes may require crossing state/country lines and involve travel time in excess of 24 hours and team driving. GVW exceeding 32,000 lbs. Vehicles are primarily driven for pickup/delivery of merchandise. Performs related duties such as signing for and obtaining required receipts; checking merchandise for damage/overage/shortage and loading/unloading merchandise as required. (GVW is to be used as a guideline only. Critical to the grade level determination are the 4 factors: skills & knowledge, responsibility, physical effort and working conditions.) 1. Operates a motor vehicle tractor-trailer combination in the pick-up and delivery of merchandise which may include driving over turnpikes, freeways, interstates and/or congested urban areas. Signs for and obtains required receipts for cargo, checks to insure loads conform to receipts, notes overage/shortage/damaged merchandise. 2. Loads/unloads vehicles and trailers as required, exercising responsibility for the safety and security of the cargo. 3. Performs preventive maintenance such as checking oil, tires, battery, lights, general operating conditions and reports any deficiencies noted in the checking or operation of assigned vehicle which are beyond the driver's capacity to correct. Checks vehicle and/or trailers for properly completed maintenance and repair work when picking up vehicle from a repair shop. 4. Maintains and posts pertinent forms/documents in accordance to appropriate regulations/policies. 5. May be required to make local deliveries and pickups as necessitated by the work load. 6. May be required to operate materials handling equipment (MHE) and perform other routine warehouse duties. 7. Insures the security of cash, fixed assets and merchandise. Insures compliance with fire, safety, sanitation and security regulations. Initiates work orders for repair and maintenance. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned. ## Job Qualifications EDUCATION: HIGH SCHOOL OR EQUIVALENT. CREDITABLE JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT ON A 9 MONTH FOR 9 MONTH BASIS.SPECILAIZED EXPERIENCE: 2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLES, HEAVY TRUCKS, TRACTOR-TRAILERS WITH GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT OF UP TO 80,000 POUNDS, ETC. MUST POSSESS A VALID CLASS A COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE, WITH DOUBLE TRAILER ENDORSEMENT, AND HAVE A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD FOR THE LAST 3 YEARS. MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE A STANDARD SHIFT TRANSMISSION. A HAZARDOUS MATERIAL ENDORSEMENT IS PREFERRED. If a sufficient number of qualified candidates do not apply, the minimum qualifications may be lowered without reposting. ## Additional Qualifications/Requirements Benefits and Perks * $6,000 sign on bonus payable in three payments in the first 180 days (not applicable to current Exchange associates). * No slip seating. Average compensation for this route is $60,000 to $70,000 per year including: * Up to 6 hours of overtime daily * Shift differential of 7.5% for second shift and 10% for third shift * 25% premium pay if required to work on Sunday * Per diem for meals and incidentals for overnights on the road * Double pay for non-overtime hours worked on all federal holidays and regular pay if scheduled off * Industry-leading medical, dental, vision insurance * Generous vacation and sick leave accrual of 2 and 1/2 weeks per year to start * Vacation leave increases with service time up to 5 weeks per year (Veterans can earn more leave faster with credit for prior military service) * Carryover up to 6 weeks of vacation leave and unlimited sick leave from year to year * Pension plan * 401(k) * Exchange shopping privileges on base and online * Access to Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) programs and facilities including bowling alleys, pools, discount tickets and travel, free gyms, and more Schedule This position is a Regional route with runs between Kansas, Nebraska, and Texas. Home most days with two days off and only two nights out a week. * Sunday: Off * Monday: 3 am dispatch from Topeka to Fort Riley (Junction City, KS) - 12 hours * Tuesday: Off * Wednesday: 3 am dispatch from Topeka to Offutt AFB (Omaha, NE) - sleeper berth * Thursday: Return to Topeka - 8 hours * Friday: 12 am dispatch from Topeka to Exchange Waco Distribution Center (Waco, TX) - sleeper berth * Saturday: Return to Topeka - 12 hours Scheduled hours are approximate. Schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions, backhauls, and operational needs. All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a DOT physical as well as a criminal and FMCSA Clearinghouse background check. Questions? Call the HR office at (254) 666-8515. *Facility Name: WADC TOPEKA MVOS Job Grade: 8 Career Area: Logistics Supervisor: No Salary Minimum: $15.79 Salary Maximum: $18.40 Number of Positions Remaining: 1 Job Expires: 22-Apr-2021