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Become a driver for tidewater transit

We value respect, safety, integrity, and accountability, creating a culture where every team member thrives.

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Are you legally authorized for employment in the USA?(Required)
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Have you ever tested positive or refused to test on a drug and/or alcohol test?(Required)
Have you ever had your license suspended or revoked for any reason?(Required)
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Have you had any preventable accidents in the last 3 years?(Required)
Are you at least 23 years old?(Required)

What Makes TIDEWATER Different?

putting you first

Dedicated to Seeing You Succeed

When you join Tidewater Transit, you can enjoy a flexible schedule and regional runs that allow for more quality time with your family.

As a new driver, you’ll have access to our on-site training facility, equipped with a full kitchen, workout room and more.

You'll Always Be Busy

you'll get everything you need.

We offer a variety of driving schedules which include local, regional and long-haul work with plenty of home time. TWT is a great place for a second career and transitioning military people to find a home.

Additionally, we offer opportunities for career advancement, allowing you to grow as a driver and potentially transition into roles such as driver trainer or join our office staff in dispatch, safety, or recruiting.

A safety first culture

Safety is at the core of everything we do

We believe in providing a supportive environment that prioritizes the well-being of our drivers. Whether it’s through our dedicated safety team, reliable support from your recruiter and dispatcher, or the camaraderie of fellow drivers, you can count on us to have your back every step of the way.

As part of our commitment to excellence, we provide drivers with access to top-of-the-line equipment. Our fleet includes MC 307/407’s, DOT 401’s/407’s, MC 312/412’s, and Pneumatic trailers, ensuring you have the best tools for the job

Driver Perks

Driver Workout Room

Elliptical machines, weights, treadmill and more - you'll get everything you need for a quick workout before or after a run.

Expect to Earn $74,000

Drivers earn an average $74,000, are paid weekly and get a $25/overnight

On-Site Kitchen

Enjoy a fully functional kitchen to prep and eat meals, interact with other drivers and take a load off.

Additional Benefits:

  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401k and Profit Sharing
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Requirements

Required:

  • Must be at least 23 years old
  • Possess Only One CDL, Issued in the State of Residence
  • One Year Over The Road Experience Under a DOT Certified Carrier
  • Possess a Tanker Endorsement

Preferred:

  • One year of over the road experience with a DOT certified carrier
  • Possess a Hazmat Endorsement

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to Obtain Additional Necessary Endorsements to Perform the Duties
  • Must Supply a 10-Year Work History
  • Able to Verify the Past Three Years of Employment
  • Pass a DOT Physical & Drug Screen
  • Be Eligible for a Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC) or Passport
  • Possess a DOT Medical Certification With No Waivers
  • Ability to Read, Write, and Speak the English Language (Required)
  • No More Than One Moving Violation in the Past 3 Years (CMV)
  • No More Than One Preventable Accident in the Past 3 Years 
  • No Alcohol or Drug-Related Convictions in the Last 7 Years 
  • No Alcohol or Drug-Related Convictions or Violations While Operating a Commercial Motor Vehicle
  • No Violent Felony Convictions
  • Must Be Able to Pass a Respirator or Pulmonary Function Test, If Necessary

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