Yard Dog/Forklift Operator


Position: Yard Dog/Forklift Driver

Industry: Distribution

Job Type: Temp-to-hire

Location: Louisville KY 40218

Pay Rate: $20.00/ Hr, with quick advancement opportunities

Available Shifts:

1st Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for a Yard Dog/ Forklift Operator in Louisville, KY. This position will be responsible for spotting truck loads and unloads for operators in a timely and safe manner. The Yard Dog/Forklift Operator should be able to work independently and demonstrate a proactive, problem-solving attitude. Job duties include:

  • Safe and efficient operation of a dock propane forklift.
  • Must have multiple years’ experience that can be demonstrated right away.
  • Must be able to read and follow procedures.
  • Accurate accountability of product.
  • Unloading and loading of trailers into and out of a warehouse
  • Troubleshoot issues with spotter truck and maintain organization in trailer yard
  • Identify inbound/outbound customers
  • Maintain trailer yard inventory
  • Safely back trailers in at tight angles

Yard Dog/Forklift Operator Requirements:

  • NO CDL REQUIRED (Forklift Required)
  • Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Must pass a background check and drug screen
  • Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, and equipment manuals
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance

Must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation


  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance after 30 days
  • 401K (eligible from start date, matched after 1 year)
  • Weekly Electronic Pay

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.

About Snelling: Since 1951, Snelling has helped match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities, and we continue to set the standard of excellence in our field. By combining our award-winning history with industry-leading technology, our team has what it takes to connect you with the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Keywords: Yard Dog, Forklift, Distribution


Louisville, Kentucky 40218