Loader Operator

1 Stop Landscape Supply & Yard Waste Recycling Facility
Sarasota, FL

As a part of our sales department, the loader operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the front end loader, forklift, golf cart, and other equipment used to transport materials, load customers, and escort customers to specific locations on the property.  The loader operator role is also responsible for the cleanliness of the sales area and facilities, quality control of incoming materials, and excellent customer service.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Operate loading equipment and other heavy equipment and vehicles in a safe and appropriate manner
  2. Perform and document daily maintenance and safety checks
  3. Load customers with an appropriate understanding of the quantity being loaded (by the yard, weighed, or by the bag)
  4. Maintain the appearance of the product display areas (bins, pallets, scale house exterior) as well as maintain the bathroom and vending machine areas
  5. Offer excellent customer service and provide information about the products we sell
  6. Monitor the sales and scale area for customers requiring assistance, fallen yard debris, and other items that may require attention


  1. 2 to 3 years experience operating loaders or similar equipment
  2. 1 to 2 years experience loading materials with front end loader (preferred)
  3. Valid drivers license and ability to drive company vehicles
  4. Knowledge of construction, paving, or landscaping industry materials (preferred)
  5. Customer service experience
  6. Attention to detail including time management and an urgency to meet deadlines
  7. An understanding of inventory practices

Working Conditions:

  1. Drug Free Workplace: employees must comply with 1 Stop's pre-employment and continued employment drug testing requirements
  2. Overtime may be required
  3. Work is performed in an outdoor environment, which includes weather conditions, heat, humidity, asphalt and concrete grounds, and exposure to dust and allergens
  4. May be required to lift and carry at least 30 pounds on a regular basis
  5. Work readiness includes sun protection, rain gear
  6. PPE and safety vests are required in some areas

The above job description is illustrative of the general nature of the the position and the work performed by those working in this position.  It does not include all responsibilities.  Full time employees are eligible for benefits including paid holidays, health insurance, and paid vacation.