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When do ice road trucking companies begin hiring drivers?

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Anyone who wants a job as an ice road trucker should apply well before January, as there are training programs and certifications that must be completed before the season begins. There is a lot of competition for these jobs, so patience, skill and luck play a part in securing an ice trucker job, according to CareerBright.com.

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When do ice road trucking companies begin hiring drivers?
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An ice road trucker must be able to drive on the ice, but must also be able to walk on ice and fix his truck, should a repair become necessary. In exchange for these skills, ice road truckers are paid very well. They make a high salary and receive benefits such as health insurance, bonus pay and disability insurance. Ice road truck drivers are the highest paid truckers in the industry, according to All Trucking.com.

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