Local Yard Spotter / Jockey Driver Opportunity – Dekalb, IL

LOCAL Yard Spotter / Jockey Driver Opportunity

American Spotting Company of Missouri – DeKalb, IL 

Experienced Yard Spotter/Jockey Driver wanted for a Night Shift job opportunity in Dekalb, IL. You will enjoy a set schedule in a safe and stable warehouse environment, driving in the yard only.  Over-time paid for any hours worked over 40 per week.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

Starting pay: $17.75 per hour with eligibility for a raise following a successful 90-day probationary.


  • Move trailers, safely and efficiently, to support warehouse and distribution needs by placing and pulling trailers between dock doors
  • Professionally interface with the customer, local management team, and on-site vendors in a professional manner
  • Maintain a Safety-First attitude 

To successfully secure this opportunity, Candidate must:

  • One year, recent, verifiable, spotting/yard driving experience OR one year, recent, verifiable, Class A CDL driving experience
  • Be at least 23 years of age 
  • Have prior experience as a yard spotter, exhibiting the following:
    • Good Safety Record
    • Good physical condition; must be able to get in and out of trucks several times per day
    • Good backing skills
    • Ability to operate in extreme heat and cold, depending on elements 
    • Be reliable, punctual, and self-motivated
    • Have a great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Not have any DUI/DWI, Careless/Reckless driving citations, or revoked/suspended license in the past 5 years
  • Not have more than 2 moving violations within the past 3 years
  • Exhibit an on-site driving skills assessment test (current 3-Year MVR required to be supplied at interview)
  • Pass a complete DOT physical, if CDL qualified, and a pre-employment drug screen 


  • Weekly Direct Deposit every Friday
  • Sign-On at 6 mos. and Continued Employment Bonus 
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Company supplied high visibility wear and Safety Footwear credit 
  • Health and life insurance available, upon eligibility
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan, upon eligibility
  • 6 paid holidays, upon eligibility
  • Paid vacation, upon eligibility

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