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Vermont Reefer Trucking Job Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Drive for a trucking company that rewards your hard work with actual benefits and bonus-earning opportunities. Brakebush Transportation is searching for reefer truck drivers to fill urgent openings nationwide from one of our four locations. When you join our team, you'll have access to a modern fleet of trucks equipped with driver-friendly features that added comfort and efficiency on the road.

While your mileage may vary, many Brakebush drivers take advantage of our comprehensive bonus structure to help average $100,000 in annual earnings. Combined with full insurance coverage, onsite wellness centers, and a leading logistics support network, this just might be your best trucking job opportunity yet.

All CDL-A licensed drivers with excellent driving records are encouraged to apply. Respect for customers, products, and other motorists is always our top priority.

Reefer Trucking Jobs in Vermont

About Our Refrigerated Trucking Company

Brakebush is a family-owned company with a history of quality service in poultry production and distribution dating back to 1925. Because we have no obligations to shareholders, we pass the savings on to our drivers and staff. If you’re looking for a company that will value your hard work and treats you right, you’ve come to the right place. Apply online or contact us with questions—we'd love to hear from you.


Additional Reasons to Drive for Brakebush

  • Private fleet with newer trucks
  • Driver-friendly amenities including sleeper cabs, scale & toll bypass, and more
  • Top-rated logistics support
  • Offered regular time home of at least 36 hours
  • Rider and pet policies
  • & more!


Brakebush is hiring in all Vermont counties including:

Chittenden County | Rutland County | Washington County | Windsor County | Franklin County | Windham County | Addison County | Bennington County

Pay Rate:

  • Base Rate: $.60 per Practical Mile
  • Team Base Rate: $.33 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Performance Incentive: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Per Diem: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • East Coast Premium: $.10 per Practical Mile
  • Team East Coast Premium: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Paid Weekly

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+ Bonuses:

  • $15 per hour detention pay after two hours
  • $15 per hour layover pay with a 24 - hour maximum of $165
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Miles
  • Quarterly Fuel Mileage Bonus: top achievers generally earn more than $500.00 per quarter
  • PC Miles Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Mile
  • Annual Safety Bonus: After driving 250,000 safely, drivers can receive an additional $.001 per mile for all safe driving miles driven in their career at the company.


NEW Progressive Stop Pay Schedule:

  • 1st Stop Single - $30
  • 1st Stop Team - $15
  • 2nd Stop Single - $50
  • 2nd Stop Team - $25
  • 3rd Stop Single - $100
  • 3rd Stop Team - $50
  • 4th Stop & Additional Single - $150
  • 4th Stop & Additional Team - $75


Brakebush received National Health Care Award for 2019 by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

  • Health Insurance Health Saving plan & FLEX plan available
  • Life Insurance Basic term - company will provide coverage of $25,000 with option to purchase more
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • DOT Physical Reimbursement
  • Wellness Center for employees and family on medical plan
  • Paid Benefit Time (Vacation/Sick Days) 0 - 2 years: 13 days/yr
    2 - 10 years: 18 days/yr
    10 - 18 years: 23 days/yr
    18+ years: 28 days/yr
  • 401k - Company match
  • Holiday Pay Ten paid holidays per calendar year
  • Optional add-ons: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term Disability & Illness Plan
    Long Term Disability & Illness Plan

Vermont Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a long-haul truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members make well above the average annual earnings for truck drivers in the state. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


Note: metrics from Indeed and O*NET OnLine update frequently.


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Driving Distance to our Nearest HQ for Reefer Trucking Careers in VT

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Burlington 884 miles 14.3 hours
Essex 890 miles 14.3 hours
South Burlington 886 miles 14.3 hours
Colchester 892 miles 14.4 hours
Rutland City 827 miles 13.1 hours
Bennington 774 miles 12.2 hours
Brattleboro 813 miles 12.7 hours
Milton 900 miles 14.6 hours
Essex Junction 890 miles 14.4 hours
Williston 887 miles 14.3 hours
Hartford 849 miles 13.6 hours
Springfield 821 miles 13.2 hours
Middlebury 854 miles 13.5 hours
Barre City 899 miles 14.2 hours
Barre 898 miles 14.4 hours
Shelburne 877 miles 14.0 hours
Montpelier 900 miles 14.3 hours
Winooski 887 miles 14.3 hours
St. Johnsbury 906 miles 14.4 hours
St. Albans City 912 miles 14.7 hours

Vermont over the road jobs from Brakebush Transportation

Vermont OTR Trucking Jobs

With Brakebush Transportation, you can advance your over-the-road driving career outside of Vermont. While you may travel between 24 and 27 days each month, we coordinate with our drivers to make sure they have regularly scheduled downtime to spend at home. Thanks to quarterly incentives including east coast premiums (10 cents per practical mile) and quarterly safety bonuses (1 cent per practical mile), your earning potential is as far as you want to take it.


Rewarding Solo Trucking Jobs for Vermont Drivers

As a solo truck driver in Vermont, Brakebush Transportation is a fantastic place to work. Our family-run transportation business pays our drivers well, provides complete benefits, and uses a strong bonus structure to honor dedicated employees. To get started, submit an application right away!

Rewarding Team Driving Jobs

Want to level up your income with a team truck driving job? Whether you're a husband and wife team or someone looking for a co-driver, Brakebush is the right place. See our pay breakdown for Vermont team drivers including a 33 cents per practical mile base rate and 5 cents per mile east coast premium.

Vermont team driving jobs from Brakebush

Trucking Jobs for Military Veterans

Searching for a rewarding career on the road? Brakebush is honored to employ veterans from across the country. Apply online to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Truck Driving Jobs in Vermont


How much do truck drivers in Vermont make?

Truckers in Vermont make on average $136,894 per year, according to Indeed.

How long does a CDL last in Vermont?

A CDL license in Vermont lasts for either 2 years or 4 years depending on the duration chosen.

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