CDL- A / Local Route Driver - Punta Gorda


Cheney Brothers is looking for hard-working, motivated individuals to join our transportation team in the following areas: Tampa, Winter Haven, Ft Myers, Sarasota, Naples, Punta Gorda and Hudson, FL.

We have immediate openings for drivers.  As a driver for Cheney Brothers, you will safely and efficiently operate commercial motor vehicles in transit. Our drivers must have a positive, friendly attitude, and possess great customer service skills.

Why join the Cheney Brothers family?  You won’t be just a number here, you will become part of our family owned and operated business.  Cheney Brothers is proud to have been delivering southern hospitality with a smile since 1925.  Here’s what you can expect on the job:

  • Drivers in most areas are home daily.
  • You will earn highly competitive pay.
  • Our rich benefit package includes: paid vacation, sick days, and holidays, comprehensive healthcare and other benefits, and a 401(k) plan.
  • You can expect ongoing training and career growth opportunities.
  • You will use state of the art equipment, tools, and technology.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 21+ years of age.
  • Must hold Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) with a favorable driving record.
  • Must have a Hazmat Endorsement or be able to obtain one.
  • 1 year minimum tractor/trailer driving experience preferred.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must have verifiable employment or explanation for unemployment for the last 10 years.
  • Must be able to lift heavy weight (up to 100 lbs); push, pull freight or other equipment weighing up to 500 lbs with equipment assistance; twist, turn, climb and reach frequently, and hook and unhook commercial vehicle combinations.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Must be highly dependable, trustworthy and honest.
  • Must have flexibility regarding hours worked – overtime as required, weekends and holidays.
  • 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.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Cheney Brothers, Inc. maintains a drug free workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer prohibiting discrimination and harassment, including, but not limited to, in hiring, on the basis of race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, marital status, disability, military service, and any other legally protected status or class. *Above is not an all inclusive list of requirements or qualifications.