ABF Driver Development Program - City

WA, SEATTLE - KENT

Position Description

Now is your chance to join one of the country's largest and most trusted LTL carriers: ABF Freight is looking for new team members across the country!

ABF Freight®, an ArcBest® company, is an exceptional company where driven people have rewarding careers. Our pace of expansion means we're looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions.

It's more than a job; it's a career.

General Description of Duties:

This position involves attending an ABF Freight approved Driver Training School.
Upon proper completion of the program, attendees will perform the functions of a Checker/Driver Combined Dock/P&D employee.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Class A CDL Permit, required
  • Be able to obtain a Class A CDL with doubles/triples, tanker and hazardous materials endorsements.
  • Have a good stable work record.
  • Have a safe driving record (from MVR and previous employment).
  • Be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and meet DOT medical requirements.

Benefits:

(Benefits eligible upon completion of the program and acceptance of a full-time position, waiting period may apply).

  • Make more money! Wages are Teamster Union Scale which are greater than most other carriers!
  • Be Home more often! Home time for ABF Freight drivers far exceeds that of other drivers within the truckload industry.
  • Vast majority of ABF Freight local driving jobs are Monday through Friday.
  • All drivers receive health and welfare benefits with no employee paid premiums.
  • Each employee receives 5 days of sick leave each January 1st. With the amount of personal days, sick leave, and paid holidays, an employee may qualify for up to 3 weeks of paid days off without using vacation.
  • Life insurance is provided through the multi-employer sponsored health and welfare fund.
  • Employees are given the opportunity to contribute to a company sponsored 401(k).
  • ABF Freight employees are covered by a pension plan at no expense to the employee.
  • Drivers participate in a profit-sharing program with option to purchase company stock through a stock purchase plan.
  • Fully air-conditioned equipment.
  • Tractors equipped with power steering.
  • Preventive Maintenance Program for all ABF equipment.

Questions about this position? Email us at careers@abf.com


If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquires to accommodation@arcb.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

In accordance with the Washington State labor code, the starting pay for this position is $17.50 per hour.  

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