PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Ensure that market semi-trucks and trailers meet bio-security guidelines. Includes the inspection of trucks and trailers post wash. Also assist in movement of semi-tractors and trailers from the internal wash bays to the dryers to the parking lot.
Education/ Experience: Ability to drive and back a truck and semi-tractor
This person must be a self-starter and be able to schedule tasks and motivate people. Thus, they must have initiative, organization, and dependability.
Physical requirements include the ability to lift 75 pounds and to climb in and out of livestock tractors and trailers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. This position requires a lot of walking, up to 10 miles per day. It also includes routine climbing in and out of trailers that are 48 inches in height. This position also includes stooping or bending between a space that is 48 inches in height for up to 10 minutes at a time repetitively each shift.
This position requires the truck wash assistant to work closely with logistics staff, truck drivers, wash crews, supervisors and other employees, so teamwork and effective communication skills are very important. Bilingual language skills would be beneficial to fulfill the requirements of this position. Computer literacy is important with competencies in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and Internet Explorer. The employee must be able to, with or without accommodation, work in all facilities within the requirements of this job description.
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