CDL Driver Wanted: Career Steps

As a CDL driver wanted with Pavlich, Inc. we want to make sure you know the steps necessary when pursuing a CDL driver career.  Here are a few to get your started:

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In order to earn a CDL license, you must have passed and keep a current state-issued driver’s license. Make sure your license is not expired. If you are approaching the renewal window, make sure that schedule an appointment to have this done as quickly as possible before your license expires.

The state of Missouri has specific requirements for CDL drivers. You must be 18 years or older to drive any commercial truck, and most companies recommend earning a high school diploma or GED. You must be a Missouri resident and a United States citizen or permanent resident alien.

As a CDL driver wanted, you’ll benefit from professional CDL training. Some companies do not require professional CDL training, but it is a requirement for a CDL driver wanted job with our company. Along with professional training you’ll need at least one year of verifiable Class A or B driving experience, with a clean driving record. Class A is preferred for driving large freight trucks.

A medical certificate may be warranted and you must pass a drug and alcohol test. Driver safety is the utmost importance to us. We value our CDL drivers and want them to be safe when driving. The trucking industry is constantly changing, and Pavlich, Inc. is committed to keeping our drivers, equipment, and overall operations up to date.

Choosing a trucking company to drive for is an important consideration for any CDL driver wanted. It’s important to understand as much as possible about the trucking company you are considering as well. When you come for an interview with Pavlich, we will be open and honest to discuss pay scale, benefits, and how much home time is offered and the routes available.

If you are a CDL driver wanted in the Kansas City area and believe a career in the trucking industry is right for you, taking the action steps above is the path for you. If you have surpassed these steps and are ready to get to work with us, we’re hiring! Fill out a CDL driver wanted application online on our website, You may also call us at (913) 281-3709 and ask for recruiting to check on available openings in your area, or send us a message from our website.

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