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Semi Truck Driver

Date Posted:  Sep 4, 2019
Requisition ID:  16718

Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


The Semi Truck Driver serves as a member of the Indiana Correctional Industries (ICI) Commissary Division of the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC). This role is responsible for the operation of transportation and warehouse equipment in order to provide delivery of goods and services to ICI’s customers.

This position is based at the Plainfield Correctional Facility in Plainfield, IN.

Position Highlights:

  • Only local deliveries (within Indiana)
  • No overnights
  • Paid overtime
  • Only Monday through Friday
Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Drives delivery trucks to customer or institutional locations throughout the state delivering goods and/or raw materials;
  • Loads and unloads at warehouse and customer sites. May be required to assist with supervision of offenders in loading and unloading;
  • Moves product wherever necessary at the customer’s location to include stairways, elevators, and within an office environment;
  • Assembles component parts whenever required at customer location;
  • Inspects trucks and loads and abides by required rules in order to meet all safety and vehicle law requirements and regulations;
  • Maintains and distributes proper bills of lading and other shipping documentation;
  • Maintains excellent customer relations;
  • Performs work in accordance with approved health and safety practices

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

  • Must possess and hold a valid Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) which regulates equipment of size and type required of the position.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Specialized knowledge of vehicle laws pertaining to trucks and transportation.
  • Specialized knowledge of highway safety policies for material transfers.
  • Knowledge of proper cargo loading and unloading techniques.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to maneuver tractor-trailer rigs successfully.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow given directions and work as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work an adjustable schedule which may include long hours or varied hours depending on the assigned duty.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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