Celadon is looking for CDL-A Lease Purchase Drivers!

    Hiring Positions:
    • Lease
    Hiring States:
    • AL
    • AR
    • GA
    • IA
    • IL
    • IN
    • KS
    • KY
    • LA
    • MO
    • MS
    • NC
    • OH
    • OK
    • PA
    • SC
    • TN
    • TX
    • VA

    Job Overview

    Let’s talk straight.

    We’re growing stronger every day, bringing on new carriers, and hiring great people, all so you can join a company that is at the very top of our industry. For Celadon drivers, that means more freight, more miles and lots of opportunities for you like: add-on pay bonuses, performance bonuses and taking on new endorsements to earn more and grow faster! Run as a team, and we’ll help you find a driving partner. Our lease purchase program is like no other and we have a full course on how to run as an Independent Contractor to give you the business management skills you’ll need to really make top money.

    When you join Celadon you'll experience what it's like reaching for the top as a CDL-A driver.

    Talk to us. We’ll talk straight with you. That’s our pledge.

    Great benefits

    Do you get hot or cold? You won’t have to worry about that come winter or summer with us. All of our trucks are excellently maintained, new or less than two years old, and every one of them has an APU so you don’t have to sweat the small stuff. Need to take the truck home to make it easier to utilize home-time? That’s absolutely fine with us. Take it home and sleep better knowing your truck is your truck with us.

    Base Pay

    Choose how to get paid:

    • Standard Mileage Pay
    • Mileage Band / Weight Pay
    • Percentage Pay

    Ways To Drive

    • OTR (solo and team)
    • Lease Purchase
    • Independent Contractors


    • Comprehensive health insurance and benefits like
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401K and many other options.


    • Late-Model, State-of-the-Art Trucks
    • 95% No-Touch, Dry Van Drop & Hook Freight
    • 100% Lumper Reimbursement
    • Guaranteed Dock Detention Pay

    Home-time & Vacation

    • Consistent Home-time: 14 Days Out = 2 Days Off
    • Paid Vacation with a week added every year

    Celadon offers a strong percentage pay program with a guarantee floor rate per

    -        Enjoy all the upside of percentage pay

    -        Eliminate the risk with a set floor rate


    Celadon doesn’t “nickel and dime” you to death

    -        No trailer rental fees

    -        Celadon pays the fuel tax

    -        No Qualcomm fees

    -        No cargo insurance

    Great support everywhere

    From Driver Managers to Driver Experience, we're building something great.

    Join us today!

    Call 866-537-4043 today!

    Celadon is proudly an equal opportunity employer.

    Payment Options:
    • Direct Deposit Available
    • Retirement Plan / 401k
    • Lay Over Pay
    • Deadhead Pay
    • Vacation Pay
    • Orientation Expenses Paid
    Other Benefits:
    • No-Touch Freight: 95%
    • Lease Purchase Program
    • Assigned Equipment
    • Assigned Dispatchers
    • 24/7 Dispatch Available
    • Base Plate & Permits
    • Paperless Logs
    • Truck Wash
    • Rider Program
    • Pet Policy
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term-Care Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: 2,251 - 2,500
    • Orientation Length: 3 days
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Celadon
    Established in: 1985 (31 years ago)
    Type of Company: Public
    Number of employees: 5,000 - 9,999
    Number of company trucks: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of trucking owner operators: 1,000 - 4,999

    About Celadon:

    For over 30 years Celadon has strived to offer safe and efficient truckload transportation services across North America, including long-haul, regional, local and dedicated. Dry Van is our specialty; however, we have growing fleets in our Flat Bed, Temp. Controlled, and Intermodal divisions too! Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment allow us to provide a total transportation solution. If being a company driver isn’t what you want, try our lease purchase program. If you’re approved to drive Celadon, you’ll be approved for a new International LoneStar or ProStar at $0 down.

    Celadon Additional Jobs

    Based on your search, you may qualify for these other openings at Celadon:

    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 22
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: None Required - [List in Job Profile]
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: None Required - [List in Job Profile]
    • Local Exp: Not Relevant
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Dry Van
    • Reefer

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Dec 3, 2011
    • Felony Policy: Will Consider
    • Moving Violations: 3 in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 0 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 3 in the last 3 years