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    Our Company is an innovation-led corporate and residential relocation firm specializing in reducing relocation downtime efficiently and effectively.  We work with many of Chicagoland’s best commercial organizations as well as their friends, family and colleagues for residential household goods moving. You’ll be working alongside some of Chicagoland’s most well-respected management and sales team members and will have access to industry-leading technology as well as opportunities in the minority-certified space.

    We offer GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY, GREAT BENEFITS, MODERN TECHNOLOGY and EQUIPMENT, and a FUN ATMOSPHERE!

    Mid-West Moving & Storage is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer including disabled and veterans. Our policy prohibits discrimination or harassment based on any protected characteristic.   

    Contact Dan Bensfield 847.621.5179

    EMAIL US AT CAREERS@MIDWESTMOVING.COM or Dan@midwestmoving.com

    Recent Job Postings

    Tractor Trailer (CDL-A) Driver

    Contact Dan Bensfield 847.621.5179

    Mid-West Moving & Storage has immediate openings for CDL-A Tractor Trailer drivers.

    We are a full-service moving company and this position involved loading, transporting, and unloading household goods. Our drivers are leaders for our moving crews and they interact with customers on a daily basis.

    Growth opportunity available!

    Must meet the requirements of a criminal background check, driving record, physical, drug screen, and all other rules/regulations as required by Federal, State and The Company.

    Specific Responsibilities and Duties

    • Safely drive all company vehicles (owned or rented) as assigned.
    • Perform pre-trip safety inspections on truck of moving equipment, interior and exterior of truck, straps and tensions, walk-boards and more.
    • Lead crew in loading shipment on to. or off of truck and efficiently complete job assigned.
    • May inspect shipment prior to loading for proper packing and/or wrapping
    • Perform accurate inventory of shipment.
    • Calculate charges and collect payment from shipper unless otherwise noted on paperwork or by supervisor.
    • Must be proficient at packing and loading items on moving van in order to maximize capacity and eliminate any possibility of damage in transporting.
    • Know all moving equipment and proper uses for each including dollies, four-wheelers, lift-gates, etc.
    • Follow all safety procedures and policies set forth by the Company. Report all violations of such procedures and policies to supervisor.
    • Provide and maintain superior customer service.
    • Work with dispatch daily, in person or by phone as required to check work schedule unless otherwise directed by supervisor.
    • Report to work promptly at dispatched time.

    All other duties as assigned.

    Specific Skills and Knowledge required:

    • Ability to effectively communicate with fellow employees and/or customers.
    • Must be willing to travel (local, interstate or intrastate)
    • Ability to comprehend and implement oral instructions quickly.
    • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
    • Have comprehensive understanding of moving and storage operations including being proficient at packing and loading.
    • Ability to be on time, reliable, and meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of DOT regulations / ELD logging systems.

    Education and Experience:

    • Required- High School Diploma or GED
    • Required- Valid Driver’s license
    • Required- Good driving record (will be verified)
    • Required- Ability to meet background check standards

    Compensation: $23 – $25 / hour

    Mid-West Moving & Storage is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer including disabled and veterans. Our policy prohibits discrimination or harassment based on any protected characteristic.

    Professional Mover
    • Work SAFE using safety tools and equipment
    • Communicate with team members while moving goods
    • Use the Home Protection kit on all residential moves
    • Push/pull, lift/carry, load and unload up to 100 lbs.
    • Pack, Label and Unpack boxes/crates
    • Pad/blanket wrap & shrink wrap goods
    • Load and Unload goods to and from a truck including: up/down ramps, stairs, tight spaces and elevators
    • No damaging goods or property
    • Follow direction
    • Work efficiently

    Job tasks:

    • Spotting drivers backing into docks or parking spaces
    • Secure ramps on trucks
    • Become familiar with all safety and relocation equipment
    • Set goods on dollies, hand-trucks or lifts
    • Break down boxes and organize equipment in the truck
    • Use moving equipment, power tools and hand tools
    • Disassemble and reassemble furniture and equipment
    • Behave professionally with customers and team members
    • Attend continuous training for clearance or skills improvement
    • All other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Positive and Team Player Attitude
    • High School degree or equivalent
    • Read, write, and speak basic English
    • Must meet company criminal background check standards
    • Work flexible hours (early mornings, late nights & weekends)
    • Possess a valid driver’s license *preferred
    • Must follow all company policies and safety rules

    Compensation: $15 – $18 / hour

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 

    Straight Truck Driver (CDL-B & C)

    CONTACT DAN BENSFIELD 847.621.5179

    Mid-West Moving & Storage has immediate openings for CDL-B and CDL-C Straight Truck Driver drivers.

    We are a full-service moving company and this position involved loading, transporting, and unloading household goods. Our drivers are leaders for our moving crews and they interact with customers on a daily basis.

    Growth opportunity available!

    Must meet the requirements of a criminal background check, driving record, physical, drug screen, and all other rules/regulations as required by Federal, State and The Company.

    Specific Responsibilities and Duties

    • Safely drive all company vehicles (owned or rented) as assigned.
    • Perform pre-trip safety inspections on truck of moving equipment, interior and exterior of truck, straps and tensions, walk-boards and more.
    • Lead crew in loading shipment on to. or off of truck and efficiently complete job assigned.
    • May inspect shipment prior to loading for proper packing and/or wrapping
    • Perform accurate inventory of shipment.
    • Calculate charges and collect payment from shipper unless otherwise noted on paperwork or by supervisor.
    • Must be proficient at packing and loading items on moving van in order to maximize capacity and eliminate any possibility of damage in transporting.
    • Know all moving equipment and proper uses for each including dollies, four-wheelers, lift-gates, etc.
    • Follow all safety procedures and policies set forth by the Company. Report all violations of such procedures and policies to supervisor.
    • Provide and maintain superior customer service.
    • Work with dispatch daily, in person or by phone as required to check work schedule unless otherwise directed by supervisor.
    • Report to work promptly at dispatched time.

    All other duties as assigned.

    Specific Skills and Knowledge required:

    • Ability to effectively communicate with fellow employees and/or customers.
    • Must be willing to travel (local, interstate or intrastate)
    • Ability to comprehend and implement oral instructions quickly.
    • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
    • Have comprehensive understanding of moving and storage operations including being proficient at packing and loading.
    • Ability to be on time, reliable, and meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of DOT regulations / ELD logging systems.

    Education and Experience:

    • Required- High School Diploma or GED
    • Required- Valid Driver’s license
    • Required- Good driving record (will be verified)
    • Required- Ability to meet background check standards

    Compensation:

    • CDL-B: $20 – $22 / hour
    • CDL-C: $18 – $20 / hour

    Mid-West Moving & Storage is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer including disabled and veterans. Our policy prohibits discrimination or harassment based on any protected characteristic.

    Commercial Sales

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Develop new corporate business opportunities utilizing referrals, local and professional networking, market research, etc.
    • Engage and nurture high return outbound and inbound sales activities
    • Create and deliver effective sales presentations
    • Travel to corporate locations to conduct visual survey and provide accurate written estimate of services
    • Deliver competitive pricing
      Represent Chicago Office Movers at industry events and build professional relationships for new business
    • Communicate with our Customer Care Team to ensure customer requirements and expectation are clearly defined for total customer service
    • Utilize customer contact software for all sales activity
    • Provide best-in-class customer service

     Skills Required:

    • Proven track record of exceeding quota
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Develop and maintain customer relationships
    • Outstanding time management
    • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Self-starter who excels at working independently

     Education/Experience:

    Corporate relocation experience is preferred; two to five years of direct sales experience; college education or equivalent.

     Benefits:

    Competitive Salary, Vacation, PTO, Health Care, 401k with company match and Growth Opportunity. 

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        Reviews from Our Clients

        Review by Kristin Welsh
        Moving Services
        Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

        "I had a great experience with Midwest. The movers arrived early, set up my entire home with protective pads and flooring, effectively moved all of my home items, and cleaned up afterward. I have actually used them twice. I had different employees each time, but both crews of men were equally prompt, professional, and efficient. I would highly recommend Midwest."
        Review by Selene
        Moving Services
        Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

        "The movers did an incredible job! Our second experience with your company is just as wonderful as our first. Your driver is an incredible leader. The rest of the crew was impressive as well. They all worked tirelessly through out the whole time. This move was stressful with the all the school closings and work changes but they made the whole experience much better."
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        1. In-home Estimate Face-to-face service may be your preference. Schedule an appointment that is convenient for you. We will come out, tour your home in person, and provide a free no-obligation move quote.

        2. Real-Time Video Survey Would you like to have a live video survey done by one of our senior relocation managers? Schedule a phone appointment that is convenient for you. We will connect via an app on your phone and virtually tour your home with you, then provide a free no-obligation move quote.

        3. DIY Video Survey Pressed for time or prefer to do it yourself? Download our virtual move survey app. Follow the process to record the items to be moved, hit send, and get a free move quote shortly after. We will handle everything via phone or email.