Postal Driver

Sadler Brothers Trucking | Indianapolis, IN

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Posted Date 3/26/2020

Branch: Indianapolis

Location:              Indianapolis, IN 46205

Department:      Operations

Division:               US Mail

Job Status:          Full-Time

Rate of Pay:        $55,000.00 - $100,000.00

Job Description

Driver's in this position should expect to operate tractors based in Indianapolis, IN.  Driver's should expect to haul US mail from Indianapolis to relay points in IL, TN, GA, KY

Generally, expected to work as a valued member of Sadler Bros Trucking. This job will primarily consist of over the road vehicle operations involving positioning and moving trailers on and between Postal facilities, loading and unloading of mail at various Postal facilities. On occasions, minor repairs of tractors and or trailers.

Driver's in this position will receive:

Full Benefit Package

Pay Range: ($19.00 - $21.86) Per Hour + Benefits

Desired KSA

Operate company owned/leased trucks to facilitate the movement of US Mail operations and Freight operations.

Operate company owned/leased trucks for the delivery, pickup and relocation of US Mail and Freight.

Perform required before, during, and after-operation inspections on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to shop personnel; clean equipment and required reports.

Provide outstanding customer service during the delivery and pickup operations of US Mail and Freight.

Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs.

Maintain and protect all property entrusted to you.

Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall team operations.

Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Age - 22 years of age or older

Requirements - Valid CDL

Valid Medical Card

Pass pre-employment drug test

Pass pre-employment physical abilities test

Experience - 5 or more years of experience as a tractor/trailer driver

Abilities - Ability to communicate effectively 

Ability to operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all times

Ability to make overnight runs as required by the US Postal Service and Sadler Bros Trucking

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and the US Postal Service

Ability to work independently

Driving Record - No more than 2 moving violation convictions (other than prohibited) and no more than 1 preventable, DOT recordable losses in the past 12 months.


No more than 4 moving violation convictions (other than prohibited); no more than 2 preventable, DOT recordable losses; and in combination no more than 2 moving violation convictions and 2 preventable, DOT recordable losses in the past 36 months.


Prohibited violations within the past 36 months:


Possession of alcohol or drugs in the motor vehicle

Refusal to submit under implied consent, or similar

Suspended license (current)

Operating while suspended

Suspensions of 30 days or more, if the result of a moving violation.

Felony use of a motor vehicle

Leaving the scene of an accident

Fleeing or eluding a law enforcement officer

Reckless operation of a motor vehicle

Driving Knowledge - Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, and is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, prolonged sitting, driving, loading and unloading of US Mail


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The employee is required to lift seventy (70) LBS repeatedly. 


The employee must be able to work in severe weather conditions, both heat and cold.


Additional Information


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and vibration.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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Sadler Brothers is Nashville Based truckline operating as a contractor for the US Postal Service.  Sadler Brothers has been in business for more than 85 years, a family owned business that has continued to grow.

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