Yard Jockey

Location:Jessup, MD
Salary Range:19.00
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Transportation
Description:

Lancaster Foods, is hiring for a dependable and detail-oriented Yard Jocky to join our team. Per DOT's requirement, all Driver candidates must give us a 10 year work history.

SCHEDULE: Must be able to work a flexible schedule to including holidays and weekends.

Please DO NOT apply if you do not hold a CDL A license. 

~All qualifying applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug test.~

JOB SUMMARY

Transport product and equipment from and to warehouses, stores and other designated locations.  Reports to Transportation Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

  • Pre and post trip inspect Commercial Motor Vehicles.
  • Moves trailers and box trucks into available dock doors as needed.  Manages yard as necessary.
  • Documents out of service vehicles and ensures Transportation Supervisor and Manager are aware of issues.
  • Deliver product to destination. Travel both local and regional distances as required.
  • Maintain safe vehicle and conditions. Protect load by complying with organization policies and procedures and highway rules and regulations.
  • Maintain records by completing driver log; obtaining shipper and receiver authorizations; filing documents.
  • Maintain cleanliness of Lancaster property.
  • Comply with Lancaster Foods LLC policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must demonstrate basic math skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age to operate a commercial vehicle.
  • A minimum of two years tractor-trailer – over the road driving experience on public streets/highways.
  • Must possess and maintain a permanent Class “A” CDL.
  • Must be free of violation points and serious traffic violations within the past three years.
  • Must not have been disqualified for any reason within the past 10 years.
  • Must maintain all driver qualifications required by FMCSR part 391.
  • Must pass functional assessment test and vehicle road test.
  • Must not have been disqualified/unqualified as a CMV driver for a drug/alcohol offense within the last ten years.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony during the last 10 years.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit or assigned work location.  Bend, lift, carry, crawl, climb, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. 
  • Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Climbing steps and ladders regularly. 
  • Withstanding temperature extremes in indoor and outdoor environments. 
  • Reading and writing work-related documents in English.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by co-workers.
  • Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.
  • Must wear the correct protective and safety equipment at all times.    

Lancaster Foods/Guest Services offers competitive pay and excellent benefits, including Paid Time Off and a generous 401(k) Match.

Veterans, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Women especially encouraged to apply.

Lancaster Foods/Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.



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