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Semi-Truck Driver

Date Posted:  Nov 2, 2021
Requisition ID:  270881

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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC):

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. 



This position traditionally starts at $37,414 per year.

About the Job:

As a Semi Truck Driver in this role, you will serve as a member of the Indiana Correctional Industries (ICI) of the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC). You will be responsible for the operation of transportation and warehouse equipment to provide delivery of goods and services to ICI's customers. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Operate varied types of equipment to provide delivery of goods or services.
  • Ensure all proof of delivery documents are signed for by receiving customer along wiht printed legible name and that documents are digitally caputred and properly routed for processing. 
  • Performing loading and unloading at warehouse and customer locations. 
  • Perform pre-operation vehicle inspection. 
  • Make minor mechanical and tire repairs. 
  • Ensure daily vehicle log, time sheets and work reports are completed in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Perform audit of items shipped to bill of laden before transporting items. 
  • Move products to customer specific locations and ensure customer satisifaction. 
  • Supervise offender work crew at correctional facilities and warehouse. 

The job profile 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.

What We're Looking For:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE).
  • Must possess and hold a valid Class A or B commercial driver's license (CDL) which regulates equipment of size and type required of the position. 
  • Ability to complete IDOC / ICI industrial power truck certification. 
  • Must be able to work an adjusted schedule which may include long hours or varied hours depending on the assigned duty. 
  • Ability to read maps and understand written directions. 

What You'll Need for Success:

  • 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.

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: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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