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Driver Trainee

Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Job Type
4 Aug 2022

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Job Description:
Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...

Do you have a passion for driving and interacting with customers? Have you always wanted to take your skills of customer service and learn to drive a truck? Picture yourself as a Driver Trainee with Gordon Food Service!

In this position, you will be building relationships with customers while delivering food products essential to their business while learning how to drive a semi-truck.

Location: Shepherdsville, KY

Hours: Monday - Friday; Start time 3am - 5am until Finish

Pay: Driver trainees start out at $20/hr and move to a component pay earning up to $75,000 annually

Why choose GFS?
  • 89% of promotions are Internal Employees
  • Training and Growth Opportunities
  • Affordable Benefit Plans - starts after 30 days!
  • Stability - you're guaranteed a route and paid weekly

Our minimum requirements:
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Class A CDL permit required before hire
  • Ability to operate a two-wheel cart with loads of up to 350 pounds
  • Successfully passing a drug test that will assess drug usage (including marijuana) and a background check
  • Clean driving record; as required by DOT and Gordon Food Service standards
  • You must be registered through the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse and provide electronic consent in order to be considered for employment with us effective January 6th, 2020. If you have not registered through the Clearinghouse, click here to register


Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free. Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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  • Job Reference: 677702989-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Gordon Food Service
  • Location: Shepherdsville, Kentucky
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent