Sample Job Description for Loader Operator

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Loader Operator:

Job Title: Loader Operator

Location of the job: Buffalo, NY 14220

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: High School or equivalent

Job Summary:

The Forklift/Loader Operator is responsible for the proper care and operation of yard equipment such as forklifts and loaders and for maintaining a safe working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to pass training and safety requirements
  • Must be able to load and unload vehicles as required
  • Follows yard guidelines to maintain a safe working environment (i.e. speed limits, etc.)
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor
  • Provides service to customers as needed
  • Sets up yard for auctions within company timelines
  • Operates digital camera or other basic vehicle documentation and tracking devices
  • Records vehicle information accurately and legibly
  • Assists with the maintenance of company equipment and vehicles
  • Operates company equipment safely
  • Ensures equipment is maintained according to company standards and customer contracts
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Able to provide professional references.​
  • Capable of working a 12 hour rotating day and night shifts
  • Available for overtime opportunities
  • No felony convictions
  • Reliable transportation
  • Obtain OSHA card and TWIC card
  • Drug-free and pass a drug screen, physical exam
  • High School Diploma /​ GED
  • Able to perform various physical components such as: constant climbing, walking, lifting and pushing during a 12 hour period.​

Salary: 10.​00 – 12.​00 USD /​hour