Hiring CDL Class A Route Relief Drivers

Local Routes - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

As the nation's largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of fluid milk, Dean Foods has more than 50 local and regional dairy brands. In addition, our brands also distribute ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, bottled water and other products. Some of our brands have been around more than 100 years, serving as the cornerstone in their community for providing wholesome, great-tasting dairy products. Today, approximately 17,000 employees across the country continue that legacy as part of the Dean Foods family. 

Join The Dean Foods Family - Apply Now or Call (866) 528-9265 Ext. 41086

Benefits & Pay:

  • Earn over $21 per hour
  • $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package to include Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Hours and Days Vary

Position Details:

  • The Route Relief Driver relieves a Route Sales Driver or Route Delivery Driver based on the daily needs of the Branch Location.  
  • The Relief Driver is responsible for operating a Tractor Trailer to deliver products to customers.  
  • The position involves loading, preordering, delivering, product accounting and other functions involved in servicing a variety of customers.  
  • This position is not assigned to a specific route or day.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; or two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • CDL License required Class A with Air Brake endorsement
  • Able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Able to operate electric and manual pallet jacks moving pallets of product with weights ranging up to 2482 pounds
  • Pulling, pushing bossies of product with weights ranging up to approximately 1230 pounds across rough, uneven surfaces, up and down inclines, pulling onto and off lift gates. Able to lift cases of product with weights ranging up to approximately 50 pounds above 6 feet in height.
  • Must be able to work in a wet environment with moderate noise. Hard and sometimes slippery floors.Temperature range includes outdoors, indoors and cargo areas from 34°-120° degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to all required medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal).
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

Join The Dean Foods Family - Apply Now or Call (866) 528-9265 Ext. 41086

*Dean Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local laws.

Dean Foods - Lincoln, NE

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