Yard Jockey / Ramp Driver

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • Easton, MD, USA
  • 01/11/2021
Full time General Labor Manufacturing Truck Driver Warehouse

Job Description

Would you be interested in a career with an essential manufacturer where you can learn in demand skills while advancing in your profession? Earn great pay and benefits and experience greater job stability as a valued team member of an industry leading organization.

We are looking for a Yard Jockey to join our Linkwood, MD team. This is a critical role responsible for maintaining safe and productive operation of ramp area and unloading trucks in appropriate pits.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay - $600-$725/week
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards a healthcare savings account
  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Training and growth – You will receive intensive training for your role with a dedicated trainer. Skilled performers are taught how to operate other machines around the facility.
  • Advancement Opportunities– We are always looking for key players motivated to move up to higher level roles.


  • Ability to drive tractor trailers safely and pick up trailers to dump.
  • Ability to read instructions on chemical containers and SDS.

Essential Functions:

  • Move 55-gallon drums weighing 450 pounds using hand truck.
  • Work at heights of at least 12 feet.
  • Climb stairs frequently

About the Company:  Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.