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Primary Location 1 ups way, Hodgkins, Illinois Job ID 1c61691a-777d-4bfc-a794-aa6fe8ad8ba0 Wage $30.00/hour
  • Full-Time
  • Hodgkins, Illinois
  • CDL Required


Sleeper Team Tractor Trailer Driver


Who exactly are UPS Sleeper Team Tractor Trailer Drivers?

First and foremost, they’re part of one strong national team and are a key part of our operations. Teaming with another UPSer, they alternate driving on long hauls between UPS facilities in our well-maintained trucks. Sleeper Team Tractor Trailer Drivers (sometimes called OTR or Over the Road Truck Drivers) enjoy long-haul trips on the open road and arrive back home after 4-6 days.


What does it take to keep packages moving across the country—and beyond?

  • Sleeper Team Tractor Trailer Drivers work days, nights and/or weekends for long-haul trips of 4-6 days
  • Valid CDL license (commercial driver’s license) in home state
    • Doubles/Triples endorsement may be needed depending on location
  • Pass the DOT physical
  • Reliability, responsibility, and a love of truck driving
  • Legal right to work in the U.S
  • Tractor-Trailer Drivers are expected to comply with UPS appearance guidelines and wear the company-provided uniform.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive weekly pay, including mileage pay for driving, and hourly pay for wait time and required training
  • Weekly subsistence pay
  • Dependable schedules
  • Reliable, well-maintained trucks
  • Loading and Unloading is done for you
  • Growth opportunities
  • 401(k)
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Medical, dental and vision
    • $0 Healthcare premiums
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid Sick and Family and Medical Leave time as required by law
  • Paid holidays
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Program   


So, what is UPS all about? Well, you’re probably already familiar with us – we’re the brown trucks delivering everything from diapers, dish towels and holiday gifts, to college care packages and life-saving medicines.

But we’re more than that. We’re also hardworking, efficient package handlers and friendly, focused drivers. We’re professionals working in finance, technology, engineering, marketing, and more. We are building our business ethically, sustainably, and in an environmentally conscientious way. And we are here to deliver what matters—to customers, communities, colleagues, the world, and you and your career. Come work for an award-winning company. Make the Shift to UPS.

This job posting includes information about the minimum qualifications (including the UPS Uniform and Personal Appearance Guidelines), locations, shifts, and operations within the locations which may consider your application.  An applicant or employee may request an exception or change to, or an accommodation of, any condition of employment (including the UPS Uniform and Personal Appearance Guidelines) because of a sincerely held religious belief or practice.

The base pay for this position is $30.00/hour

UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Fast Facts

Top Quality Training on UPS Methods

Safety is a Core Value at UPS

Do what you Love

You drive, we’ll cover the rest: no lease payments; no fuel, insurance or maintenance costs.

Loading/Unloading will be Done For You

Well-Maintained Trucks

Well-maintained trucks equipped with modern technology.

Highly Competitive Pay

Mileage pay for driving, and hourly pay for wait time and required training. Sign on bonus available in some locations.

Weekly Pay

Benefits & Career Advantages

Sleeper Team Tractor Trailer Drivers get a full slate of benefits and rewards.

  • Industry-leading

  • Pension
    + 401(k)

  • Paid Vacation Days

  • Great Pay

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Fleet Fitness

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Tractor Trailer Driver Tom

Hear from Tom, a Tractor Trailer Driver at UPS, about what he loves about the job.

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The best part is being seated so high above the ground – you get a view that nobody in the world gets, besides other Truckers.

– Olivia

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