Yard Jockey - 3rd shift

Role Title:
Yard Jockey - 3rd shift
Hanover, PA
Job Advert Description

The Yard Jockey is responsible for transporting containers between the receiving and shipping dock areas within the Hanover Center lot as well as maintaining tractor and transport (yard) equipment.


Core Accountabilities:

1. Maintain all yard equipment (trailers, jockey trucks, etc.) This includes but is not limited to ensuring state inspections are done, repairs, tires, gas in vehicles, checking oil and antifreeze levels and all other general upkeep of the equipment.

2. Jockey containers/trailers in and out of shipping and receiving dock doors as required

3. Jockeying trailers as needed between HC and local trucking yards (additional storage)

4. Weekly delivery of product to Center Square Clarks outlet store.

5. Working on production floor as needed

6. Perform daily yard inventory of trailers/containers and complete proper paperwork.

7. Secure all full trailers/containers

8. Check seals on containers as needed

9. Follow all safety policies and procedures including complying with all Department of Transportation regulations

10. Other tasks as assigned


Key Outputs/Results:

1. All yard equipment is well maintained and meets all compliance regulations.

2. Containers/trailers are jockeyed to appropriate shipping and receiving docks.

3. Trailers are jockeyed to Hanover Center and additional storage as needed

4. Product is delivered to Center Square Clarks outlet store.

5. Additional support is provided on production floor

6. Yard inventory of trailers/containers is complete and paperwork is accurate

7. All trailers/containers are secure

8. All seals on containers are secure

9. Employee works in a safe manner following all in house and DOT established policies, procedures and regulations

10. Other tasks are completed as assigned


Essential Knowledge:

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• CDL Class A License


Successful Experience:

• 3-5 years previous jockey/driving experience

• 3-5 years safe driving record

• 1-3 years in logistics, receiving, or other similar warehouse function


Technical Skills:

• Organizational skills

• Communication skills

• Analytical skills


Competencies (Behaviors):

• Attention to detail

• Reasoning/problem solving ability

• Ability to multi-task

• Ability to work independently as well as under direction of supervisor

• Ability to work overtime as needed

• Dependability

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