Tractor Trailer Driver (Drop/Hook)-Oakhurst Dairy

Dairy Farmers of America

Portland, ME

Sign on Bonus Available


This employment opportunity is part of a team of drivers that move trailers between our drop yard, main plant and our satellite locations in Waterville, ME, Bangor, ME and Hooksett, NH.  Our drop yards are easy to navigate, and these are great routes for those that do not prefer city/urban routes with a lot of traffic.  Our local management team fosters a collaborative environment and works hard to develop and maintain schedules that work for our team members.  We have an extremely strong compensation package including one of the best paid time off policies in New England.  Although there is an abundance of employment opportunities, here is what makes this position and Oakhurst one of the strongest employers and greatest value for you and your family:

  • All shifts are based upon a 4-day work week with a 4-week rotation that includes two back-to-back days off as well as every Sunday and some Saturday’s
  • Most shifts start late afternoon and are structured to be on the road with your first trip by 4:00pm.
  • Compensation is based upon experience after a short skills evaluation. If you are experienced with a great safety record, you will earn at the higher end of the compensation range
  • 3 ½ weeks of vacation time off in year #1, plus paid holidays and sick time
  • Drivers that operate safely will earn up to a $1000 safety bonus annually
  • Immediate eligibility for medical, dental and 401K with a company matching contribution
  • We own our equipment and have our own fleet maintenance facility and staff on-site
  • Driver schedules, route organization, process improvement coordinated by local management team
  • Our tractor fleet continues to be upgraded each year – most all with automatic transmissions
  • 100-year company with strong community ties and the support of a farmer-owned parent company