C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Warehouse Yard Jockey in Newington, Connecticut

Company Overview

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Yard Jockey, you will be responsible for operating trailer jockeys and tractors to move trailers to designated locations within the distribution center.


  • Drive trailer jockey and tractor.

  • Move trailer to designated dock for loading and unloading.

  • Connect and disconnect tractor from trailer.

  • Clean, wash, fuel, and inspect tractors and trailers for damages.

  • Drive tractors and trailer through wash bay.

  • Stack salvage from retail stores on pallets and unload salvage.

  • Operate propane fueling equipment.

  • Wash company autos.

  • Steam clean parts for shop mechanics.

  • Empty trash and clean wash bay area.

  • Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.


  • Ability to obtain CDL within 90 days of hire; individual would be unable to use any equipment requiring CDL until license is obtained.

  • Ability to maintain compliant with all company policies and procedures.

Requisition ID 10474

Company Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

Category Transportation

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