General Logistics Systems US, Inc.
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • 17.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401(k)

About Our Company

GLS US Freight, Inc is the West Coast's premier LTL trucking company (A GLS Company). We have an opportunity for transportation professionals to join our award-winning team! We have grown to 9 terminals throughout California, Nevada and Arizona. Our company is currently hiring to assist in our growth!

Position: Yard Hostler

Position Summary: Yard Hostlers move vehicles around the yard, organize and move trailers, may use a Yard Goat to perform job duties.


  • Proper handling and accurate completion of all necessary paperwork.
  • Hooking and unhooking trailers, raising, and lowering landing gear.
  • Moving trailers from dock to yard or from the yard to the dock.
  • Operating Yard Goat / Hostler to move trailers as needed around the yard
  • Pulling out and backing trailers into the dock
  • Pre and post trip inspections on Yard Goat, switch gears and trailers
  • Communication with the Supervisor/Team Leader
  • Fueling Yard Goat
  • Reads manifests or follows oral instructions to ascertain freight to be moved. Opens trailers
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets by hand.
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs bracing, rope, or dunnage to prevent shifting or damage in transit
  • Counts, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on control copy and manifest
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with pallet jacks or hand trucks and cleans work area
  • Excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Perform daily yard check
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Attendance is a key component of this position and requires the applicant to be consistently on time and at work.


  • Ability to operate various yard and freight handling equipment, in a safe manner.
  • Follow and understand all safety rules that apply to dock and warehouse operations.
  • Ability to drive and/or operate heavy machinery and/or equipment.
  • Ability to operate a forklift, lift gate, pallet jack, Yard Goat and hand truck or other equipment as necessary, on a regular basis.
  • PC Literate. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Capable of communicating and interacting effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Responds promptly and professionally to customer needs.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate with others.
  • Minimum 6 months related experience preferred.
  • State issued Driver's License preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hand and arms, and balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An individual must also be willing to accept, follow and give supervision; maintain a positive attitude towards their work and with all co-workers. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to successfully pass drug/physical and background screening.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three years related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience. Employee prefers at least three year's experience; however, each applicant's qualifications will be weighed on a case by case basis.


Must possess a valid Arizona Class C Driver's License (commercial license preferred) and operate a motor vehicle.


Must have a pleasant, positive personality and the ability to get along well with customers, co-workers and vendors.

EEO Commitment
GLS US Freight, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply to at GLS and we strive to select the best qualified applicant for each position in our organization. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. GLS complies with all laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination and are always committed to doing what's right.
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