Hazmat Truck Driver Jobs

>> Description

Hazmat Driver Jobs requires drivers to be licensed to haul hazardous materials and products that pose a risk to health, safety and property during transportation. Hazardous materials include explosives, various types of compressed gases, solids, flammable and combustible liquid.

>> How-To

All drivers who apply for, or renew, a hazardous materials endorsement must be fingerprinted, pass the required background check and present proof of residency prior to receiving the endorsement. This is in addition to all other DMV testing and CDL requirements.

To obtain a Hazmat Driving Job you must hold Commercial Drivers License or Instruction Permit prior to fingerprinting. You may not take the hazardous materials knowledge test until after you have been approved by the TSA.

If you meet these requirements, the approval for a Hazmat Endorsement is a four-step process:

Complete the TSA application online or by phone prior to fingerprinting
Have proper proof of identity ready and visit an approved Fingerprinting Agent
TSA will complete a Security Threat Assessment
TSA will mail a status notification to the driver and forward the results to the state DMV

Please view our links page to review your states DMV training requirements you will need to obtain your CDL license.

>> Pay Scale

The pay for a Hazmat Driver Job varies based on job type and employer. The salary for a Hazmat Driver averages between $45,000-$60,000 annually.

>> Outlook

US Bureau of Labor Statics reports that employment for hazardous material removal jobs is expected to grow at a rate of 23% through 2020.

Current Hazmat Driver Jobs