Drivers – Join the Lynden Team!

We've been at it for more than a century and no other company offers you so many driving options or opportunities for career growth. Our projects and companies will take you all over the country or keep you close to home - the choice is yours. Many of our executives started their careers driving trucks and still maintain their CDLs. We not only count on our drivers to serve our customers, we celebrate and respect them. Join our team and share in the rich history of Lynden.

Experienced Driver

Been driving for years and ready for a change of scenery? We are looking for local, line haul and team drivers with your experience and drive!

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New Driver

Just got your CDL? A new career awaits you! We've got the tools, support and philosophy to help you succeed in your new job!

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Become a Driver

Interested in learning from the ground up? Lynden provides a complete mentoring program to help ensure you have the tools to be successful.

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Main Hiring Locations

Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Texas, Western Canada

Truck Driving Opportunities

Local Drivers

  • Home every day
  • Balance home and family time
  • The heart and soul of Lynden
  • Daily interaction with customers
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Line-Haul Drivers

  • Home every week
  • Typically five days out, two days home
  • The lifeblood of Lynden
  • Moving service center to service center
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Driving Teams

  • Typically home every week
  • A great opportunity for new drivers
  • We welcome married couples
  • Hours - ten on, ten off, truck keeps rolling!
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Owner-Operators

  • Be your own boss
  • You determine the routes and schedules
  • Home when you want
  • An integral part of the Lynden supply chain matrix
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Providing the best possible service to our customers with every mile!

Dock to Driver

  • Learn from the ground up
  • From dock to classroom to drivers seat!
  • Paid CDL tuition
  • Mentoring throughout training and beyond
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Benefits

Lynden is proud to offer our drivers competitive benefits and perks:

  • Competitive market pay
  • Bonus pay where applicable
  • Paid time off, paid extended leave and paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
  • Flexible schedules
  • Ongoing training
  • Ability to work for a variety of companies and expand your skills and experience
  • Modern, well-maintained fleets with state-of-the art equipment and connectivity
  • Special consideration for veterans and active duty applicants

Hear from our drivers

"Been with Sunnyside Milky Way going on 10 years. I see another 20 in front of me with this company. Absolutely love working for Lynden/LTI, Inc." –Jeff

"Lynden takes care of its employees. Been driving since 2002 and this is by far the best trucking company I have worked for." –Rob

Driver Spotlight

Dock to Driver Training Program

At Lynden, we are looking for candidates who want to learn from the ground up by working our docks while going to school to get the training needed to earn your CDL class A license.

You'll have an assigned mentor and learn about Lynden too, so that when you get your license, you're ready to move into the driver's seat.

We even pay the tuition at an accredited school of your choice.

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About Lynden

Lynden began with a clear mission: put the customer first, deliver quality, and be the best at what you do. Today, our mission remains the same. We believe that complex transportation problems can be solved in the hands of the right people, with the right tools and the right experience.

Over land, on water, in the air - or in any combination - Lynden helps customers get the job done in challenging areas such as Alaska, Western Canada and Russia, or anywhere in the world we are needed. We have built a reputation of superior service to diverse industries including oil and gas, seafood, mining, construction, retail and manufacturing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Varies by service center location. Line-haul could be $65,000 annually.
Full-time, local pickup and delivery, line-haul and over the road.
CDL Class A with clean driving record. 21+ years old. Ability to obtain hazmat, tankers and doubles endorsements. Passport may be required.
Varies by service center location and driver type. Team runs are 3-6 days out, 2-3 days home.
Depending on type, 8-12 hours.
Team drivers $0.37-$0.40 per mile, singles $0.47 per mile. Hourly rates including overtime.
Teams average 17,000 per month and singles 10,000 per month. Others vary by service center.
Performance and safe driving paid when applicable.
Medical, dental, vision, 401(k).
On average, 5 years or newer. If older, trucks are inspected before leasing on and every month thereafter.
Yes, depending on competency and school recommendations.
Varies by route, location, and equipment.
Long enough to satisfy the State hourly requirements. Typically about 6 weeks.
We extend training after successfully passing course(s).
Endorsements are certifications obtained by the DMV or some driving schools and could include: TWIC card, hazmat, tankers or doubles.
Absolutely. You can call any of our Service Center locations. Contacts are listed for each Service Center in our Main Hiring Locations section above.
Yes, we do pay work time, on duty time, layover, oversized load, border delays, etc.
Unfortunately we do not allow passengers in the trucks.
Unfortunately we do not allow pets in the trucks.
Yes. We determine on a case by case basis.
Yes after 3-5 years with a clean driving record.
Electronic log books, electronic messaging for pickups, deliveries and equipment status updates, PeopleNet, auto shift transmissions, blind spot warnings, collision avoidance radar systems and side mitigation.
We allow messaging via our onboard system. We have links via social media.
Lynden is a family of transportation companies with the combined capabilities of truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, scheduled and charter barges, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered air freighters, domestic and international forwarding and customs services, sanitary bulk commodities hauling, and multi-modal logistics.
Lynden has dual-headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska and Seattle, Washington. We also have service centers located throughout the world.
Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Continental U.S., Canada and the World. See Serving Destinations Worldwide for more information
Put the customer first, delivery quality and be the best at what you do.
We have been in business since 1906. Find out more about Our History.
Oil and gas, mining, construction, seafood and cold chain, food and beverage, retail and manufacturing, government and health and medical.
Lynden is committed to operating in a safe, secure and environmentally responsible manner. Each company within the Lynden family have qualified HSSE personnel to assist as needed. View our HSSE policy.
Lynden strives to operate in the most efficient manner with the highest regard for the health and safety of our employees and protection of the environment. View our Environmental Stewardship.
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If you have questions, please email or call us at 1-888-596-3361.

Lynden is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, medical condition, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other factor not related to job performance or job requirement. Lynden is a Drug Free Workplace and drug testing is a condition of employment.

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