Martin Brower

Yard Jockey -- Sun-Wed - Mason City

Mason City, IA

Job Description

Yard Jockey -- Sun-Wed

Posted: Saturday, 4/13/2024

Sunday-Wednesday 6:00pm - 5:00am; Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays off!

Pay: $26.50/hour




Pay Transparency Statement:  
The compensation philosophy reflects the Company’s reasonable expectation at the time of posting.  We consider a number of factors when making individual compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, and other business needs.  This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary incentive program, subject to the rule governing the program.  


Position Summary:  

A Yard Jockey is responsible for efficiently and accurately selecting and staging trailers for loading and transport while ensuring proper temperature control with proper understanding and operation of refrigeration equipment and other duties as assigned. May be required to drive commercial vehicles on public roadways

Position Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Maneuver and back trailers into loading docks, opens bay doors, prepare trailer, and assist in loading/unloading product.
  • Maneuver trailers into parking slips to ensure there is no traffic back up in the yard.
  • Follow all safety protocols including performing safety checks to secure trailer and operating all equipment in a safe and professional manner.
  • Use other warehouse equipment to help load products into trailers.
  • Must be able to lift products from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment, tools, and machinery to ensure they are clean and in good working condition.
  • Other projects or duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Must have and maintain an acceptable driving record in compliance with DOT requirements
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer background, DOT Physical and drug test 

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Have at least 1 year Class A commercial driving experience or equivalent driving experience in the military
  • Experience operating yard vehicles, trailers, or forklift

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

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