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New Jersey is known as the "Garden State" and with Trenton as its capital, its home to about 8.7 million people. If you're thinking about working here as a truck driver, you'll find instant access to highways and interstates, a lot of top trucking jobs in the area because of the proximity to New York, as well as great schools and good values on homes and apartments. Be sure to read these must have tips to help you decide on your work in New Jersey and all the information you need on applying for local trucking jobs here.

Top Reasons Work In The State of New Jersey

  • New Jersey is home to the New Jersey Devils, the Red Bull Arena, the Meadowlands Racetrack, and the world famous MetLife Stadium as well as the Prudential Center. These are top locations for sporting events as well as areas where a lot of truckers ship products, equipment and food to events.
  • New Jersey is also home to the world famous Jersey Shore with its beautiful beaches and small stores. If you want to bring the family here for a vacation, you'll find that hotels are cheap and the food is great! You will also have access to Atlantic City and can take in a long weekend here, or run jobs to this area which is known for its car shows and boat shows each year, along with large equipment hauls back and forth between the casinos and their hotels. Your kids will also love going on the Boardwalk, enjoying the IMAX theater and site-seeing.
  • New Jersey is home to a lot of popular areas like Jersey City which is close to New York and its beautiful skyline.
  • Real estate is a better value in New Jersey and you can easily find a small home or fixer-upper.
  • New Jersey, like New York, has a large mix of races making it a melting pot with ethnicity in a lot of communities.
  • You can easily connect to New York, Connecticut and Delaware, or head south in the wintertime.
  • With the weather a mixture of great sun in the summertime, spring and fall, you may enjoy several months of having ideal weather to get back and forth for short and long runs. When the winter months set in, consider taking OTR jobs that can take you further south until the weather clears up.

Transportation and Traffic Details

New Jersey is accessible to:

  • Interstates include I-95, I-78, I-80, I-95, I-195, I278, I-280, I-287, I-295, I-676.
  • Routes include Route 1/9, Route 46, Route 4, US 9, US 1, Route 10, and Route 17.
  • There are also several bridges and tunnels that connect New Jersey with New York including the George Washington Bridge and the Holland Tunnel.
  • There are also several bus routes and ferries that are conveniently accessible, and Newark Airport is a large, international airport in New Jersey.

Trucking jobs: Available New Jersey Jobs

Depending on which part of New Jersey you're based out of, there are a lot of different types of truck driving jobs offered from EveryTruckJob.com that are available for work as a team driver, a solo driver, or owner operator. There are positions available with companies like:

  • Safeway Trucking Corp. based out of Elizabeth, NJ. This company has been in business for over 50 years, and they provide temperature controlled loads, (TL) to wholesale clubs and supermarkets. They offer weekly pay, 100% no touch freight, direct deposit and vacation pay.
  • NFI - Owner Operators is another great company out of Cherry Hill, NJ, that's looking fro small fleets, owner operators and team owner operators. They work in several states and offer a $2,500 to $5,000 lease incentive. They are looking for Class A CDL drivers over 23 years of age and offer benefits, weekly pay and direct deposit.
  • Pinnacle Freight Lines is a great company in Secaucus, NJ and they need company drivers and owner operators. Working with them, you will be home on weekends and you can receive vacation pay, a retirement plan and benefits, 99% no touch freight and new equipment.

Tips on Local Trucking Jobs

When you pick jobs in New Jersey, be sure you know the routes as the city can be easy to navigate unless there's a major accident on I-95 for example. Also be sure if you are taking New Jersey truck driving jobs that take you further south like towards Cape May and Atlantic City that you familiarize yourself with these areas that can flood out with high rains especially in the Cape May area. When you sign up with a new company, find out about their signing bonuses and other incentives that can help with moving expenses and housing when you're ready to make the move. Depending on where you choose to live in New Jersey, the real estate can be cheaper in the suburbs while still giving you close proximity to New York.

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If you are looking for a local driving job such as hot shot, expediting or something similar it is often better to try the local unemployment office. Many of the companies listed here have local and OTR driving positions, but the requirements and openings vary from terminal to terminal. New Jersey driving jobs are available, and we encourage you to apply and check back often as we add additional better trucking companies and post better trucking jobs in New Jersey. If you need assistance in New Jersey locating a job, sending your resume to a company, or need to report a company that had a job listed in New Jersey please contact us and provide feedback on your situation.

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