Your Adventure Starts at Lynden
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.
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!
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.
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.
Main Hiring Locations
Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Texas, Western Canada
Truck Driving Opportunities
Providing the best possible service to our customers with every mile!
Dock to Driver
Lynden is proud to offer our drivers the following benefits:
Competitive market pay
Bonus pay where applicable
Modern, well-maintained fleets
Special consideration for veterans
401(k) retirement plan with employer match
Medical, dental and vision
Paid time off, extended leave, and holidays
Work that Makes an Impact
At Lynden, your work behind the wheel has a lasting impact on local communities and residents. Our drivers haul drinking water and vital supplies to cities in crisis, school buses and fire trucks to remote villages, and camp modules for use as command centers for natural disasters. Lynden drivers are widely known as ‘road angels’ who keep an eye and ear on the routes they travel to make sure motorists are safe. Lynden’s experienced drivers have saved lives and rescued many motorists by stopping to help.
Becoming a Lynden driver puts you into a special category. You become an active participant in the growth, improvement and safety of local communities and residents.
Lynden is proud to employ those who have served our country in the armed forces. If you have experience driving trucks, operating forklifts, heavy equipment or other types of vehicles, we have opportunities for you within the Lynden family of companies.
We welcome your unique skills and knowledge and provide an array of options for you to work close to home or somewhere new. Whether you are currently transitioning out, or an experienced veteran, we thank you for your service and invite you to start a new chapter by joining our driving team.
Hear from Our Drivers
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 a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) class A.
You’ll have an assigned mentor and learn about Lynden, so when you receive your license, you’re ready to move into the driver’s seat.
We even pay the tuition at an accredited school of your choice.
The Lynden family of companies provides transportation and logistics solutions in Alaska, Canada, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and around the world. Extensive multi-modal capabilities allow customers to optimize time and money by shipping via air, land, or sea, or in any combination. We have built a reputation of superior service to diverse industries including oil and gas, seafood, mining, construction, retail, and manufacturing. For more than a century, Lynden has been helping customers get the job done.
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The Lynden Family of Companies
Our Culture and Values
Delivering quality service with a smile is a hallmark of the Lynden companies. Most of our employees have been with us for decades and consider their co-workers family.
Read more about our culture and values.
Frequently Asked Questions
Driver pay varies by service lane, type of position, and the requirements for the position. Many of our driver job postings list the pay for that specific position.
Twice a month or every two weeks.
Team drivers receive $0.37-$0.40 per mile; singles $0.47 per mile. Drivers who receive hourly pay can receive overtime pay for additional hours worked.
Yes. Bonuses are paid based on performance and safe driving when applicable.
Yes. Drivers receive additional pay for layovers, oversized loads, equipment breakdowns, border delays and other unexpected situations.
Full-time, local pickup and delivery, line-haul and over the road.
Drivers must be 21 years old and possess a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A with a clean driving record. They must have the ability to obtain hazmat, tankers and doubles endorsements and a passport may be required for special projects.
Schedules vary by Service Center location and driver type. Driver teams of two run 3-6 days out with 2-3 days at home.
Approximately 8 to 12 hours each day.
Teams average 17,000 miles per month and singles,10,000 per month. Other driving positions vary by Service Center location.
Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, paid extended leave and paid holidays.
On average, trucks must be 5 years or newer. If older, trucks are inspected before leasing and every month thereafter.
Experience requirements vary by route, location, and type of equipment.
$3,500 to $4,500 on average.
Typically about 6 weeks or long enough to satisfy the state’s hourly requirements.
After a driving candidate successfully passes the required courses, we extend training through our Dock to Driver Training Program. Drivers learn from the ground up by working on our docks while going to school to get the training needed to earn a CDL Class A license.
Endorsements are certifications offered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or some driving schools and may include: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (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 determine eligibility on a case-by-case basis.
Yes. If a candidate has a clean driving record for the past 3-5 years.
Electronic log books; electronic messaging for pickups, deliveries and equipment status updates; Compass; auto shift transmissions; blind spot warnings; collision avoidance radar systems and side mitigation.
We allow messaging via our onboard system, and links via social media.
The Lynden family of companies provides transportation and logistics solutions in Alaska, Canada, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and around the world. Extensive multi-modal capabilities allow customers to optimize time and money by shipping via air, land or sea, or in any combination. For more than a century, Lynden has been helping customers get the job done. To learn more, visit www.lynden.com or follow our pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.
Lynden has dual headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska, and Seattle, Washington and 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 has qualified HSSE personnel to assist as needed. View our HSSE policy.
If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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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