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Forklift Operator / Dock Worker

Oak Harbor Freight Lines

Oak Harbor Freight Lines

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Forklift Operator / Dock Worker

Mount Vernon, WA, USA Req #1284
Thursday, June 6, 2024

FULL TIME / Monday - Friday / 3:30 am Start

Forklift Operators / Dock Workers / Full-time

Join the Oak Harbor Freight Lines family, where success and tradition meet in a regional trucking story spanning over a century. With 107 years and counting of dedicated service across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and California, we are more than just a company – we are a legacy. We are on the lookout for individuals who are ready to drive their careers forward as part of our team of Forklift Operators/Dock Workers. Are you ready to be a part of our journey?


  • Overtime after 8 hours daily
  • Medical, dental, vision – You choose which plan suits you and our family.
    • Single person pays up to 2% of gross income.
    • Entire family pays up to 4% of gross income.
  • 401K match up to 5%.
  • Accrue 80 hours of PTO within the first 11 months.
  • Holiday pay after your 90 days.


  • Safely load and unload trailers using forklifts, pallet jacks, or hand trucks within specified timelines.
  • Responsible for noting and recording exception in count or condition of shipments to minimize cargo claims.
  • Management of paperwork: i.e., check of accuracy and completion of delivery receipts, bills of lading, trailer manifests, counting freight, accuracy of hazardous material shipments, special loading, and handling instructions.
  • Responsible for regrouping shipments as needed.
  • Ability to meet the Company's reliability standard for employees.
  • Availability to work various shifts during the week to accommodate business needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 18 years old. A High School Diploma or GED/Equivalent is strongly preferred.
  • Previous warehouse or like experience strongly preferred.
  • Forklift experience is strongly preferred.
  • Simple arithmetic, weight and/or measuring is required.
  • Experience using tools, machines, and special equipment: hand truck, four-wheel dock cart, pallet jack, barrel truck, dock plates, load locks and/or rope is preferred.
  • The ability to communicate in a positive, effective manner with customers, co-workers, and dispatch/ managers.
  • Experience in an LTL operation preferred.
  • Basic English language proficiency (reading, writing and verbal) is required.


Oak Harbor Freight Lines is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.48
  • Max Hiring Rate $26.16