Perdue Farms, Inc. Night Shift JOCKEY DRIVER NO CDL in Georgetown, Delaware


Description/Job Summary

Night Shift Jockey Driver

Internal Candidates Only

Jockey Driver for the Shipping department on Night Shift.


#1 Position trailers at loading and receiving dock doors,a nd check trailer wheels. Must give and receive information via two way radio and or YMS

#2 Remove trailers from dock doors, close and seal trailer doors, set cooling unit temperatures and make periodic checks to ensure correct trailer setting and trailer temperatures.

#3 Park trailers in designated areas on the yard. Trailer movement rate must average 5 trailers per hours for the shift.

#4 Perform daily pre-trip inspections on jockey tractor.

#5 Clean & refuel jockey tractor. Check fluid levels (oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid).

#6 Take jockey tractor to garage when not functioning properly.

Required Qualifications

Associates must be in their current position for a minimum of 6 months, no more than 2 occurrences, and no active disciplinary.


Exposure to existing weather conditions, airborne dust and feathers will be encountered. Significant amount of climbing to heights of five feet to enter and exit jockey tractor and trailers will be necessary. Position requires reaching, bending, twisting

and lifting while cranking landing gear, unlocking 5th wheel, opening and closing trailer doors and ensuring wheel chokes or dock locks are in place and operating properly.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.