Dock Person – Jacksonville

Location: Jacksonville, FL
Job ID: 25831BR
Department: Distribution
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2023

$33 - 46k


  • Operating Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Accurately loading and securing pallets of outbound product for safe transportation
  • Ensuring all pallets and totes are accurately accounted for on the correct trailer per the load sheets for delivery to retail
  • Loading special orders and credits/outs and merging with the correct load
  • Communicating load close information to shipping office associates
  • Supplying pallets or shipping platforms for selectors use on the dock
  • Communicating incoming and outgoing pallet trailers to dock coordinator and manager to ensure supply is sufficient for shipping needs
  • Moving shipping containers i.e., totes, produce baskets, etc. to selecting areas and replenishing throughout the shift
  • Monitoring and recording trailer temperatures as outlined in cold chain Standard Operation Procedures to ensure product temperature is not compromised
  • Operating baler Return Center only
  • Operating pallet sorter
  • Sorting bulk mail and dropping at correct lanes for shipping
  • Cleaning debris from work/loading area
  • The responsibilities listed on this posting are not intended to be all-inclusive and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
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Required Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to work nights
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time
  • Obtain and maintain certification in pallet truck and forklift operations (on or before his or her start date in the position)
  • Successfully complete a work attitude survey
  • Ability to use powered industrial equipment that require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 67 pounds (85 pounds in Boxed Meat/Dairy Warehouse)
  • Ability to stack product of varying weights
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and twist
  • Ability to sit, stand and do repetitive work for long periods of time
  • Ability to read, write, identify, and verify numbers
  • Ability to work under strict time requirements
  • Ability to interpret, understand, and follow instructions


• Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
• An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
• 401(k) retirement savings plan
• Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
• Group dental plan
• Group vision plan
• Sick pay
• Long-term disability insurance
• Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
• Tuition reimbursement
• Vacation pay
• Paid Parental Leave
• Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
• Paycheck direct deposit
• Credit union
• Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
• 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

Additional Information

DepartmentWork environmentBoxed Meat/Dairy WarehouseTemperatures could range from 28° to 35° Fahrenheit for an extended period of time. Frozen Food WarehouseTemperatures could range from 20° below to zero for an extended period of time. High Velocity WarehouseTemperatures could exceed 90° Fahrenheit for an extended period of time.Low Velocity WarehouseTemperatures could exceed 90° Fahrenheit for an extended period of time.Produce WarehouseTemperatures could range from 35° to 55° Fahrenheit for an extended period of time; also involves working in a wet environment.Return CenterMust be able to work in various weather conditions for an extended period of time.

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