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Yard Hostler/Jockey
Groveport, OH
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Post Date: 04/02/19 Company: Pilot Freight Services
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Pilot Freight Services seeks a Part-Time Yard Hostler/Jockey to work in our Groveport, OH office. This position will be 20 hours per week Thursday through Sunday on varying shifts. Pay based on experience up to $20 per hour.

Under general supervision, performs specialized labor operating a switcher truck to move semi-trailers on the company truck terminal lot. Employee is responsible for driving a switcher truck to an assigned area of lot or dock door; drop and unhook trailers; hook and pick up trailers. Employee is also responsible for preparing various logs and other paperwork required for the maintenance and inspection of the switcher truck and interacting with other employees while performing the required duties. Work is performed in accordance with federal, state and local laws. Reports to the Warehouse Supervisor.

  • Drives switch truck to locations on terminal lot to hook/pick up trailers or unhook/drop trailers. Ensuring operation in safe and efficient manner in accordance with company safety rules.
  • Prepares fuel tickets, activity reports, etc., and submits to supervisor.
  • Maintains communication with company offices via two-way radio and/or telephone.
  • Performs other related work as required while operating within required work requirements of the position to include; loading and unloading freight in the warehouse.

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in operation of tractor-trailer
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Clean CDL-A License and ability to obtain DOT Medical Card

  • Considerable knowledge of operation of tractor trailers.
  • General knowledge of the occupational hazards and proper safety precautions for operation of a heavy single or combination motor vehicle.
  • Skill in the safe and efficient operation of a heavy single or combination motor vehicle.
  • Ability to operate two-wa
  • y radios.
  • Ability to complete simple forms according to established format.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with customers, vendors and the general public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.

  • Tractor Trailer - 2 years (Required)
  • Ability to back in straight with limited pull-ups

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Competitive wages. EOE/AA.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click one of the "Apply" buttons above. The application process only takes about 10-15 minutes.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Pilot Air Freight to consider all applications for any position without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or genetics.




High School or better.

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1-2 years: Dock or Warehouse Experience

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