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JOB POST #2823-2022

Yard Person

Date Posted: March 8th, 2022 Date Closing: March 18th, 2022

Georgian Bay Recruitment is hiring for a Yard Person for a great family business in Tiny, Ontario. To apply send your resume to or call/text 705-209-3492


The Yard Person will maintain the lumberyard which includes load and unload materials, store them in the proper locations. This is accomplished by using a variety of equipment including forklifts, pallet jacks, lumber carts, etc. They must also greet and serve yard customers and, therefore, need to be familiar with inventory, prices, returns and exchange policies.


Load and unload materials.

Take all necessary safety precautions when handling freight, tools, and equipment.

Store material in correct locations in the yard.

Identify and assist customers with advice, information, and/or help in gathering and loading orders.

Keep the yard clean and the inventory neat and orderly.

Be familiar with the locations(s) of all inventory and equipment.

Be familiar with the safe operation and maintenance of equipment, including forklift, lumber cart, pallet jack, banding machine, etc.

Assist customers in handling large or heavy items.

Restock lumber bins, sheds, etc. when they are depleted.

Receive incoming merchandise.

Report any shortages, damaged goods, and backorders to your supervisor.

Work on any special projects assigned by your supervisor, after determining their priority in relation to your other duties.


Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.

Must be alert to all yard activities to help customers, use equipment properly, help in loss control and yard safety and security measures, etc.

Must safely operate yard equipment and tools, including forklift, pallet jack, lumber cart, banding machine, radial arm saw, etc.

Must move materials weighing up to 100 pounds to or from the yard, placing them on or removing them from trucks, pallets, etc.

How to Apply:

Please reference this job posting in your email: JOB POSTING #2823-2022