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About Us:

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


Peterson has an immediate need for an experienced Truck Porter at our San Leandro, CA location.  The person in the position serves to assist with lot activity and transport and assists the truck dealership with other duties if needed.

  • Transport up to Class 8 tractors, trucks and trailers.
  • Setting up the lot, and/or assisting the staff to organize and move trucks around.
  • Ensuring that there are adequate fuel levels in trucks for test drives, refueling if necessary.
  • Issuing key tags with stock numbers on new truck deliveries.
  • Drive trucks around as directed to ensure adequate space and placement of trucks.
  • Drive trucks to service shops, if necessary.
  • Pick up and/or deliver trucks if directed.
  • Secure vehicles at the end of the business day.
  • Wash vehicle and trailer washing, detailing and cleaning.
  • Perform miscellaneous clean-up of shop and yard.
  • Perform various assigned shop and parts duties.
  • Work overtime as needed within labor law guidelines.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  A Commercial Driver’s License (Class B) is required.  


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.  A drug screen and background check is required.