Job Details

OTR Driver - Council Bluffs Iowa

Company name
Johnsonville Sausage, LLC

Council Bluffs, IA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Transportation, Trucking

Posted on
Sep 16, 2022

Valid Through
Dec 30, 2022

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This really is “where the rubber meets the road:” physically transporting Johnsonville’s delicious products throughout the country. Here we need safe, dedicated drivers who are willing to go the extra mile (or more, and sometimes literally) to delight our customers. As a member of our trucking team, you’ll carefully comply with all state and federal laws and regulations as you deliver products for customers, always with a safety-first mindset. You’ll also provide exceptional customer service as a representative of our company. To many people, the person behind the wheel who shows up at the loading dock with a delivery of our products IS Johnsonville.

Johnsonville Trucking

OTR Driver

*$100,000 Annual Average plus Monthly Bonus Potential

Paid on Hub Miles

**Incentive Pay

***Flexible Home Time Options

Health Insurance Premiums as low as $9.32 (bi-weekly)

24/7 virtual doctor visits at no cost through health plan

80 hours PTO upon hire

10 paid holidays per calendar year

Interested in joining a family-owned company with a private fleet? Johnsonville Trucking OTR Drivers


pride in the safe driving culture and being brand ambassadors.  Drivers average 2,300 miles per week

while earning a great annual wage and a monthly bonus! Drivers have the option to breakdown customer orders for additional income or hire a lumping service to unload freight.


Impressive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans

Disability and Life Insurance

401k (with company match)

GPS (company profit sharing)

Company provided uniform shirts

Safety Shoe Reimbursement up to $100

Choice of company issued cell phone or cell phone reimbursement

Skills, Capability and Responsibilities:

Safety first mindset

Customer service focused

Attention to detail, organization, and ability to execute assigned work duties

Ownership mindset

Portray a clean and professional image as a representative of Johnsonville

Drive 2019 or newer

tractors and late model Great Dane refer trailers

Complete thorough vehicle safety inspections

Complete E-DVIR for mechanical conditions in need of repair

Legally operate in compliance of the FMCSA regulations

Maintain pre-scheduled appointments, obtain necessary signatures on bills of lading and communicate any delays to dispatch

Basic math and map reading skills

Mechanical aptitude

Computer skills desirable


Acceptable driving record that meets company and DOT requirements

Class A Commercial Driver’s License

Minimum 21 years of age

100,000 miles driving experience or completion of a certified truck driving school

2 years recent OTR experience preferred

Experience in the refrigerated food industry preferred

*Driver Annual Average Includes:

Base pay, incentives and per diem (non-taxable travel expense reimbursement).  All per mile rates are paid on hub miles.

** Incentive Pay:

Incentive pay is paid out on a monthly basis.  Driver can earn $.05 per mile if they remain safe for the month and have no confirmed reports of bad driving behavior.  An additional $.04 per mile can be earned if the driver obtains 1% or less in overspeed.  The two incentives combine for a total of up to $.09 additional per mile that can be earned in incentive pay.  Total pay range would equal $0.60 to $0.63 per mile with all achieved incentives.

***Flexible Home Time Options:

Home time options vary based on Drivers home location.  Any different opportunities can be discussed at any time.  Not all options are available in all areas.  Current home time options include:

11 on 3 off

- Drivers work OTR for 11 consecutive days and are awarded up to 72 hours of home time


- Drivers work OTR for a minimum of 14 consecutive days and are awarded up to 36 hours of home time for every 7 consecutive days worked

Date:                               September 15, 2022

Coach:                            Fleet Driver Coach        

Member Status:           Full Time  

Referral Bonus:             

Get referred by a member and you’re BOTH eligible for a $1,000 referral reward (paid out in

 increments over the new hire’s first 6 months of service)!

How to Apply:  

External Candidates

:  Apply on-line only at:

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country.  We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.


Company info

Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Website :

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