Dock Worker/Fork Lift Operator - Part Time

at Old Dominion Freight Line in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Old Dominion Freight Line is currently looking for a Dockworker to join our OD Family Culture. Our Dockworkers successfully load and unload freight throughout the shift using a forklift or manually in a safe, efficient manner. Will perform work associated with warehousing, material handling, and other related duties as assigned. Would have flexible scheduling availability to include third shift, evening, weekend, and some holidays. Dockworkers are critical members of our OD Family; they help to accurately deliver our customer’s freight and help keep our promises.


+ Load and unload freight on trailers using a motorized forklift, pallet jack or manually in compliance with state and federal DOT guidelines. Use various loading techniques, such as loading tight or cross loading.

+ Transport self and/or freight continuously throughout the service center in a forklift on non-forgiving surfaces.

+ Utilize Dock Yard Management System to consistently monitor freight shipment locations throughout the service center.

+ Read and interpret shipping labels. Familiarity with, and in some cases ability to complete the various forms utilized in freight movement such as shipping orders, city stripping manifests, freight bills, overage/damage movement reports and exception forms.

+ Hand load, rewrap or stack freight as necessary.

+ Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).

+ Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.

+ Perform other duties as assigned.


+ High School Degree or equivalent preferred.

+ Must be able to read, write and speak English

+ Previous forklift experience a plus

+ Able to complete company and governmental forms and comprehend written company policies and governmental regulations.

+ Ability to properly operate hand held mini-computer when needed.

+ Must be able to have a flexible work schedule in order to meet customer pickup and delivery schedules

Join the OD Family Today!As a Full Time member of our Family, you are eligible to receive:

+ Health, Dental & Vision Benefits

+ Short Term & Long Term Disability

+ Flex Spending Accounts

+ 401(k) retirement Plan

+ Wellness Program

+ Employee credit Union, Vacation & Holiday

+ “Birthday Holiday” who doesn’t love some extra attention on their Birthday?

Welcome to Old Dominion. If you are looking for a new career with the best LTL (Less-than-Truckload) carrier in the industry you’ve come to the right place. Many companies tout their family atmosphere, but at OD it truly is a reality. We’ve grown from our humble beginnings of a single truck and one route in 1934 started by Earl and Lillian Congdon to a company of over 23,000 employees. At OD we strive daily to keep the family spirit alive and help the world keep promises.
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Job Posting: JC192550638

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 02, 2021