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Careers at Almstead

Class A or B Truck Driver  - New Rochelle, NY



Almstead Nursery is seeking a dependable and organized Class A or B truck driver for our New Rochelle, NY operation – someone who possesses physical and mental stamina.  Someone who thrives on the road and consistently ensures safe and accurate deliveries. The Driver will regularly drive between all five facilities, but will be based out of New Rochelle, NY.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 76,000 lbs
  • Pick-up loads and organize goods in an ordered, logical manner
  • Safely and efficiently handle goods during loading and delivery
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries with clients
  • Assist in mapping and adhering to delivery routes, factoring in seasonal weather patterns
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Ensure your vehicle is kept to a high level of cleanliness
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times


Requirements & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A or B driver’s license required
  • 2+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer or roll off containers preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass background check and drug test
  • Experience in and comfort with maneuvering and parking tractor-trailers
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • High level of composure and strong customer service skills



  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care and Dental Benefits
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days


Apply Today

Send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

58 Beechwood Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801


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