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Yard Attendant I

Clayton, North Carolina
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
At IAA, Our Yard Attendants enjoy working in the elements. They aredetail-orientated, but quick on their feet- and often have a passion for cars. While Yard Attendants always focus on safety first, they understand the importance of a quick and smooth operation.

As the frontline of IAA, this critical role enjoys learning new ways to use technology and being at the forefront of the auction industry in all our resources.

In return for their excellent skills and abilities, we offer our Yard Attendants a competitive benefits package including: health insurance, 401K, short-term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, paid holidays, and vacations.

Listen for yourself to what our own employees have to say, through a live preview of our role:Driving Talent: Yard Attendant Teaser (

A day in the life:
  • Vehicle check-in by recording and filing information on vehicles assigned to the facility
  • Detail (thoroughly clean) vehicles to improve their appearance and enhance their value at auction, training provided
  • Operate passenger vehicles in a safe manner, moving the vehicles around the facility and participating in drive-through auctions
  • Recover keys, license plates, and other information or objects from vehicles at the facility and store them in the appropriate locations at the branch
  • Assist visitors by providing appropriate guidance and advise them to the appropriate person for additional assistance
  • Train and develop on the job in forklift and loader operation

First, let us double-check:

All candidates must have a high school diploma (or equivalent). There are physical demands of this role, so please read them carefully and understand that this is no desk job.

An upbeat demeanor to ensure every customer interaction is positive is a must! If you know about cars, or have general mechanical knowledge, you'll fit in great. Teamwork is incredibly important to our success!

While it is not required, it would be great if you have:

Candidates with basic automotive repair skills or experience in the rental or construction area have found this role to be an exceptionally great fit. Experience in the equipment rental or construction industry and related fields are preferred.

Physical Demand Highlights:
  • Ability to apply appropriate use of security, maintenance, and safety procedures to protect Company and customer assets
  • Ability to apply appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., safety gloves, safety glasses)
  • Ability to avoid accidents by recognizing potentially unsafe situations and responding when accidents occur
  • Ability to follow appropriate industry-specific regulations related to the handling of hazardous materials
  • Ability to constantly lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 lbs
  • Ability to frequently lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull over 100 lbs
  • Ability to constantly reach outward, handle and finger objects, walk and sit
  • Ability to frequently bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, and crawl
  • This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weather
  • Must remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work area

Working Conditions:
  • This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weather
  • Must remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work area

About IAA:

IAA, certified as a Great Place to Work , is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Maximizing new technology and focusing on innovation, IAA's unique platform facilitates the marketing and sale of total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles. Headquartered near Chicago in Westchester, Illinois, IAA has nearly 4,500 employees and more than 200 facilities throughout the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom.

IAA is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship status, or marital status. IAA is a drug-free workplace.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform necessary job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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)
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  • Job Reference: 705448280-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: IAA
  • Location: Clayton, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent