Yard Worker Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Yard Worker

Job Summary: We are seeking a hardworking and reliable Yard Worker to join our team. The Yard Worker will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the yard, loading and unloading materials, and assisting with various tasks as needed.


  • Keep the yard clean and organized
  • Load and unload materials from trucks and trailers
  • Assist with inventory management
  • Operate various yard equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Assist with general maintenance tasks, such as painting and repairs
  • Follow all safety procedures and guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred
  • Ability to operate yard equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work in all weather conditions
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

Work Environment:

  • Outdoor work environment
  • Noisy and dusty conditions
  • Exposure to various weather conditions

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.


  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discounts

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Yard Worker

What is the best way to find and hire a Yard Worker near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Yard Worker applicants. Employers posting their Yard Worker job on Indeed get about 13 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Yard Worker applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Yard Worker are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Yard Worker positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Yard Worker role?
SMS has 83% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Yard Worker job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Yard Workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 173% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Yard Worker applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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