Truck Traffic Controller - Seasonal Positions starting in August

Posted: 08/01/2022

WFC is seeking seasonal Truck Traffic Controllers to coordinate the weigh in/out of potato trucks during the potato Harvest Season using a color-coded system. This person will communicate routinely throughout the day with the Operations Manager, Field Leaders, Storage Manager and Logistics Manager to obtain information/instructions to provide to the drivers.  You will work in a scale house and be responsible for keeping trucks moving efficiently and maintaining an organized work area along with tracking the truck weigh in/weigh out process with accuracy using a computer. Work schedule is based on weather conditions. Start times can be as early as 4a.m for some areas. 

Qualifications  

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Advanced math skills.
  • Proficiency utilizing MS Office.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand paper field maps
  • Detail oriented and able to prioritize multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use critical thinking skills to give directions, troubleshoot and seek resources to lead the drivers per the plan provided.

Job Responsibilities

  • Open the scale house for drivers to report in and use the time clock.
  • Assist truck drivers with questions and directions.
  • Assign a load # to each truck.
  • Prepare and open all computer programs to run the scale house. 
  • Weigh inbound and outbound dump trucks, semi-trucks, and potato bulk trucks to gather the potato yield by truck. 
  • Track data and enter information in the computer for each truckload to include truck weight, truck #, driver’s name, field name, potato variety, destination bin, time, and any notes.
  • Ensure the driver has a Driver Designation Sheet and Directions.
  • Ensure copies of paper field maps are available and ready for drivers.

 Physical Demands

  • Must be able to sit/stand for an extended time.
  • Must be able to work long hours during harvest. Ie: (10/12 hour shifts) 

WFC is an EEO Employer