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Ginsberg's Foods, Inc. CDL A DELIVERY DRIVER TRAINEE in Hudson, New York


Ginsberg’s Foods in Hudson, NY is looking to hire a full-time CDL A Delivery Driver Trainee!

Are you someone who likes to be part of a supportive, service driven, team environment that allows you to travel to new places and have your work directly make an impact? Do you enjoy having an exceptional work-life balance where you can be out of work anywhere from 2:00pm – 6:00pm and have every Saturday and Sunday off? If so, the CDL A Delivery Driver Trainee position at Ginsberg’s Foods may be a good opportunity for you!

"Ginsberg's is truly an excellent place to be! It's a breath of fresh air" - Ginsberg's Foods Short Haul Driver

As a Class A Trainee, you have the opportunity to begin a career as a Commercial Driver through paid, on the job training. Training is conducted by our experienced Training Team using the equipment and routes specific to a Delivery Driver at Ginsberg’s Foods.

Our seasoned trainers work 1 on 1 with you to get you ready to be behind the wheel of OUR trucks and pass that road test. We are proud to say we have achieved a 100% success rate to-date.

Our Transportation Leadership team leads by a service, respect and open communication philosphy that's instilled in their culture. If you like being part of a team that always has each others backs, enjoy engaging with leadership that genuinly cares about their employees with safety as a top priority, and likes to be challenged by hard work but have fun while doing it as a team, then you'll like working for us!

Training will include everything needed to pass a Class A road test including specific maneuvers such as offset backing, parallel parking, full DOT vehicle inspections, DOT log regulations, road course preparation, coupling and uncoupling and certified Smith System safety training.

Once we train you to get your A license, you'll sign a 2 year loyaly committment to keep driving with us!

Weekly Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, start and end times vary day to day

Start time 4am – 6am, end time 2pm – 6pm depending on route, case load, and number of stops.

Pay for this position starts at $18 per hour without experience. Opportunities to earn annual performance-based raises available!

  • $21/hr with Class A permit

  • $22/hr upon receiving Class A license

  • $23/hr after 6 months of receiving A license

Additional rapid pay increases available based on time spent with the company!

Overtime is available after 40hrs and is paid weekly!

Reap the benefits of a paid workout while safely providing our loyal customers with their orders and forming long-lasting relationships with your team and management. To perform this job, you must be able to comfortably lift and maneuver cases that range from 1lb – 80lbs. No experience required. You just need the drive to drive!

While on the job, you will learn and become familiar with the back of a box truck and CDL A truck, the products we carry, different ways to safely deliver products using a hand cart and ramp, and get to know our customers, as well as our awesome team!

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Physically unloads heavy product (cases weigh up to 80lbs) from the truck at customer locations using a hand truck and ramps.

  • Navigates various surfaces, inclines, steps, and stairs, while delivering product to the appropriate location (dry, cooler, frozen) at the customer’s place of business.

  • Interacts in a professional manner with customers, attempting to resolve concerns as they arise.

  • Receives cash from customers when necessary and handles cash in accordance with company policy.

  • In accordance with Ginsberg’s Foods policy and procedures, conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections on the tractor and trailer.

Applying is quick and easy!

If the CDL A Delivery Driver Trainee position seems like the right fit for you, simply answer a few short questions and, if you meet the requirements stated above, our Recruiter will give you a call!

Still want to know more?

Read below to find out what makes working for Ginsberg’s so great!


  • No experience required

  • Management who lives by "Service, Respect, Culture and Communication"

  • $21/hr with Class A permit

  • $22/hr upon receiving Class A license

  • $23/hr after 6 months of receiving A license

  • Must fulfill a 2-year agreement with the company as a Class A driver once trained and possess Class A license

  • Annual reviews with potential for pay increase based on performance

  • New Equipment


  • 401(k) savings plans

  • Healthcare insurance (health, dental, vision)

  • Paid on-the-job training

  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays

  • Access to in-house Athletic Trainers

  • Quarterly incentives

  • Boot allowance 2x a year

  • Company provided uniforms

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Company provided life insurance

  • Access to home-care services

  • Employee discounts in our Will Call Center

We are Ginsberg’s:

As a family owned and operated company since 1909, we foster a welcoming workplace culture, embracing engagement and development, and attracting, recruiting, and retaining a diverse workforce. We adhere to our core values; Respect for all people, excellent customer service, building strong relationships, and a dedicated commitment to community.If you share these values, begin your career with Ginsberg’s Foods today!




  • Understand DOT Laws, Rules and Regulations: Expert

  • Lift up to 80lbs: Advanced

  • Ability to complete tasks at a fast-pace: Advanced

  • Flexible Schedule: Advanced

  • Customer Service: Advanced


  • Strong English language aptitude: Intermediate



  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

  • Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers