Yard Hostler

Marion Resource Recovery Facility


Job Description

To shuttle semi-trailers from trailer loading point to parking area and disconnect/hook up to another trailer for loading. This process is onsite. No over the road driving.


Four (4) – ten (10) hour shifts || Tuesday thru Friday


  • To operate equipment in a manner so as in insure safe, reliable and efficient manner and to insure the safety of fellow workers and customers.
  • To insure that the Operations Manager and mechanics are advised of all maintenance, repairs or adjustments needed to the equipment at the end of each shift or sooner if required.
  • Move semi-trailers around the yard as needed.
  • To spot trailers or containers to loading dock or loading pit.
  • To alert Operation Manager when fuel, oil or other supplies are needed in sufficient time to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Connect and disconnect trailers
  • Back into loading pit to stage trailers for loading.
  • To provide site maintenance and clean up services.
  • To assist in the movement on site of trailers, drop boxes and storage containers.
  • Pull loaded trailer out of loading pit to stage for transport.
  • Tarp/untarp as needed.
  • Any other duties as assigned. 

Saftey Responsibilities

  • To immediately report all accidents to supervisor/Operations Manager.
  • To be aware and inform foreman or plant supervisor of any chemical or hazardous waste dumped on the floor and report name of company and truck number.
  • To keep up to date informed of all marking, labels or warning signs pertaining to hazardous materials.
  • To wear and maintain proper safety devices to ensure protection from injury or illness.
  • To operate the equipment in a manner to ensure safety of the operator, fellow workers, and the customers.
  • To attend all safety meetings.
  • To report all unsafe conditions to the safety coordinator.


  • Ability to receive and follow direction from supervisor
  • Able to climb into and out of semi-trucks and trailers
  • 1 year experience operating similar equipment.
  • Valid Drivers license


  • Work involves climbing, sitting, walking, pushing and standing. May be subject to outdoor weather conditions, dusty conditions and noise. Able to lift 50lbs


  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short/Long Term Disability after 60 day. 100% of benefit premium covered by employer. Great family benefits available.
  • Simple IRA 401k with up to 3% company match
  • Vacation and Sick accrued on monthly basis