Rental Yardperson

J. A. Riggs Tractor Co.

Little Rock, AR


The Yardperson is responsible for general maintenance and logistics of the Yard, as well as supporting the Rental, Parts, and Service Departments as needed. 



  • Prepare tools for shipment to other stores and dealers.
  • Properly dispose (check-in) all tools that are received for factory, vendors, and other locations.
  • Assemble and disassemble work tools as required and ensure proper labeling of all tools.
  • Maintain good order and cleanliness of the yard.
  • Assist Rental, Parts, and Service Departments when instructed to do so.
  • Greets customers in yard, helping direct them to office or unloading areas.
  • Assists delivery drivers in loading and unloading work tools.
  • Will be involved in washing and/or performing light maintenance on work tools.
  • Has good working knowledge of all work tools.
  • Makes final inspection of equipment before customer receives it, verifying inventory ID number, fuel level, and “rental ready” condition.
  • Verifies fuel consumed and inspects all “detail” of equipment when returned.
  • Installs “service tags” on equipment returned from rental.
  • Moves “rental ready” equipment back to proper storage areas following routine maintenance procedures by service shop.
  • Assists customers and delivery drivers in loading and unloading rental equipment.
  • Gives customers start/stop and general operating instructions on rental equipment.
  • Will be involved in washing and/or performing light maintenance on rental equipment.



  • A pro-active, problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload with constantly changing priorities.
  • Detail-orientation, well organized and ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills by demonstrating the ability to develop and maintain positive rapport with a diverse employee/customer population.
  • Ability to accomplish assignments.
  • Ability to work overtime as a job requirement dependent of department needs, as well as occasional weekend, holiday or evening work.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training. 



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally do heavy lifting up to 50 pounds.


The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Required travel up to 5%.                                             


The Job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.



Non-Exempt; Hourly


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)