Non-CDL Yard Jokey/Forklift Operator

Scranton Full Time

Valley Distributing & Storage Co. is hiring a Yard Jockey / Forklift Operator at our Scranton Location. Full time with benefits package and competitive rate.

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 7:00AM – 3:30PM / Overtime and weekends as required.



  • Safely and efficiently operator a yard truck.
  • Spot trucks at the warehouse doors as directed from the Warehouse Manager / Shipping-Receiving Office.
  • Move trailers in the yard as needed for efficient and safe space utilization.
  • Complete daily yard truck safety and inspection checklist.
  • Fuel yard truck, check and fill fluids, etc.


  • Operate lift truck in a safe and efficient manner to load/unload trucks and/or rail cars.
  • Move pallets and materials within the warehouse to maintain proper storage to meet customer needs.
  • Check operations of the lift truck, using a checklist, and advise the supervisor of any malfunction.
  • Hand pick and stack cases for customer orders as needed.


  • Demonstrated forklift and/or order picker experience; Experience spotting trailers into dock doors
  • Previous experience in a warehouse/distribution center.
  • Has strong communication and math skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds safely.
  • Reliable transportation and good attendance record.
  • Pre-employment qualifications include a background check and drug testing.


  • Family health, vision, dental insurance benefits, along with disability and life insurance benefits after (60) days
  • Holiday and vacation pay
  • 401(K) with 4% Company Match (after 1 year of service)

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