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LOCAL Yard Spotter / Jockey Driver Opportunity

American Spotting Company of Missouri – DeKalb, IL 

Experienced Yard Spotters/Jockey Drivers wanted for full-time job opportunities in Dekalb, IL.  You will enjoy a set schedule in a safe and stable warehouse environment, driving in the yard only.  Come work for a growing company who values you for being a loyal and hardworking member of our team!  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. 

Starting pay: $17.25 per hour; overtime paid for hours exceeding 40 per week.  All employees are eligible for a rate increase following a successful 90-day probationary review.

Sign on bonus of $500 following 6 months of continuous employment and an additional $500 after 12 months of continuous employment, for those in good standing.


  • Medical and dental coverage with partial company contribution available, upon eligibility
  • Optional vision, life and short-term/ long-term disability insurance, critical illness and group accident insurance available, along with Legal Shield Protection, upon eligibility
  • Company funded life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • 401(k) Safe Harbor retirement savings plan for those over age 21. 4% company match at first quarter following (1) year of employment.
  • Paid holidays after 90 days of successful employment status for full time employees
  • Paid vacation, upon eligibility
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Referral Rewards Program
  • Safety work shoe reimbursement program ($50 credit on first paycheck; $100 annually)

Minimum Requirements:

  • One year, recent, verifiable, spotting/yard driving experience OR one year, recent, verifiable, Class A CDL driving experience
  • Minimum hiring age: 23 years old
  • No DUI/DWI, Careless/Reckless driving citations or revoked/suspended license in past 5 years
  • No more than 2 moving violations within the past 3 years
  • Good customer service & teamwork skills
  • Good physical condition; must be able to get in and out of trucks several times per day
  • Able to work in all types of environments, including inclement weather
  • Good backing skills
  • Current DOT medical card, if CDL qualified
  • MVR required for interview (current, dated within 30 days of application)
  • Prior to employment, able to pass a DOT physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving test


Please send resume to application@gatewayadvantage.com and/or call 314-843-6455 for a quick telephone pre-screen. 

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Job Overview:

Location Dekalb, IL
Driver Types Company Driver
Trailer Types Dry Van, Reefer
Pay Info $17.25
Hiring States IL

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