Dock to Driver Training Program
Discover an excellent opportunity for professional forklift operators.
What is the Dock to Driver Program?
Our unique, full-time Driver Training Program allows individuals to work as a dockworker while obtaining a Commercial Driver License (CDL). This mentorship program will place you with a professional Holland driver for up to 8-weeks and help guide you to success.
If you don't have your Class A CDL or do but don’t have the experience and/or the required endorsements to be a Holland driver, then you might be interested in our Driver Training Program.
Is This Program for Me?
Holland has many competitive openings for candidates who want to become qualified drivers. The ideal candidate will have:
- Professional forklift experience in a fast-paced dock environment
- Clean driving record (MVR)
- Ability to pass DOT physical and urine analysis screening
- Verifiable job history
- Positive attitude
- 21-years of age or older
What's the Schedule Like?
|Month 1:||Dock Work Begins (30-days)|
|Dock work up to 40-hours per week (shifts may vary based on terminal needs)|
|Month 2:||Dock Work (30-days)|
|Obtain Class A CDL permit|
|Apply for endorsements (Hazmat and Tanker)|
|Month 3:||Attend area CDL school (3-4 weeks)|
|Tuition paid by Holland|
|Take your CDL A exam (including Hazmat and Tanker endorsements)|
|Month 4:||Mentorship Program (4-8 weeks)|
|Gain mileage experience with a professional Holland driver mentor|
|Month 6:||Program Complete|
How Much Will I Make At Holland?
- $16.00/hour Dockworker Pay (at most locations)
- $18.19/hour the day your Mentorship Program starts
- Yearly 5% salary increase for 36-months
- There may be slight variances in pay based on the type of driver and terminal location
How Do I Get Started?
Fill out your job application to get started today. Please note: Questions within this application are written for fully-qualified driver applicants. Answer these to the best of your ability.
After three years of employment with Holland, full-time drivers have the potential to earn more than $21 per hour. Holland puts family first and because of our family values we ensure our city drivers are home every night and our linehaul drivers make it home for the weekend. Team Holland respects its members and values the contributions of each of them. Here’s how we stack up:
The Dock to Driver program is successfully giving way to talented and dedicated drivers who are doing their part to move America forward while truly enjoying their career. Now it’s YOUR turn!
Apply at Holland today and discover your direction!