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Job Description

PM Truck Jockey

Job Title: PM Truck Jockey Reports to: Night Shipping Manager

Department: Night Shipping Approved by:

Company: FreshPoint FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Location: FreshPoint Central Florida Date: 05/07/2013

Basic Job Concept:

Responsible for the safe placement of assigned trucks to their assigned doors for the night crew to load, the pre-cooling of trucks, and the documentation of the process.

Key Relationships:

Night Shipping Manager

Night Supervisors

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • Experience Required:

  • Proven ability to operate small and large straight trucks.


  • Specific Responsibilities:

  • Operate an electric pallet jack safely and efficiently.
  • Stage trucks to their assigned loading door.
  • Pre-cool refrigeration unit and document.
  • Clean and sweep/ wash truck as needed/instructed.
  • Maintain communication with night supervision through the nightly process.
  • Communicate all truck issues observed to night supervision.
  • Strictly adhere to all safety rules.
  • Perform other tasks, as requested by management.
  • Responsible for working until relieved by supervisor. This may require working longer than your scheduled work hours.
  • Ability to work with others in a professional manner.


  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

    Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

  • Basic reading and writing skills.
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class A or B.


  • Physical Requirements:

    The Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, lift overhead and manipulate tools effectively.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Pass the D.O.T Physical each time.
  • Pass the Professional Truck Driver (DDC-PTD) test each year requirement of Sysco.
  • Must be able to climb up on cab walk to check T.K. unit fluids each day.


  • Work Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, an associate regularly works near moving mechanical apparatus and is regularly exposed to vibration and moderate to high noise levels. The work environment includes congested and high traffic areas, slippery floors, working alongside forklifts, single pallet jacks, electric walk behind jacks and hand carts. Walking and working is done on concrete flooring. Some duties are performed in the warehouse and will require work to be done in varying climates. Temperatures range from zero in the coolers to 95 degrees Fahrenheit or above outdoors. The shift end-time fluctuates with the employer’s daily needs. The associate occasionally works in high and precarious places.

    This Job Description is not an employment contract. The company reserves the right to change the job description and the job duties at any time without notice. I certify that I understand the job description, I possess the above qualifications, and that I can perform each of the above functions with or without an accommodation.

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