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Jockey Driver - NO CDL-"C" Nights

Date:  Jun 11, 2021

Prince George, VA, US, 23875

Req ID:  40206
Job Function:  Production

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Positions trailers at loading and receiving dock doors, pulls trailers from dock doors, starts cooling units, sets temperature on cooling units, seals trailer doors, and parks trailers in designated parking areas.  Also perform daily inspections on jockey tractor and keep track of yard inventory on yard report, keep yard grounds clean of trash and debris, and assist with other warehouse functions as needed. 

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Utilizing production schedules and/or shipping orders, transports materials or equipment to and from designated areas

Moves product packed on pallets or in crates as required.

Checks to make sure loads are secure.

May need to stack empty pallets.  Notifies supervisor of any pallets / trailers which are not in the correct locations.

Performs daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck's battery and lubricating equipment.

Examines products to verify conformance to quality standards.

May be required to use hand held unit 

Maintains a clean and safety working environment.  Performs all duties in a safe manner following facility guidelines.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent.  

Experience Requirements

1 - year experience. Good math, reading and writing skills.  Basic computer skills may be required.  Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator's license may be required.


  • Must have at least 2 months of service with the company. 
  • If promoted or transferred by previous job bid, must have been in that position for 6 months.
  • No active disciplinary warnings
  • Must Have Less Than 2.5 Occurrences


Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.
May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm. Able to stand for several hours. Work may include lifting (35 to 65 lbs) to heights from 5" to 84", reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.  May need to have the ability to operate standup lift for 9 plus hours.



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.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond