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Yard Support

by Dowler-Karn

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St. Thomas, ON
Date Posted: May 13, 2022

Job Description


Are you interested in joining “A great workplace” where you Trust the people you work for, have Pride in what you do, Enjoy the people you work with and can be a Difference Maker?

If so, get ready to take your career to the next level!!


Dowler-Karn has been serving our customers in Southwestern Ontario since 1943.  As part of the McDougall Energy Inc. Group, Dowler-Karn distributes energy products (propane, Esso fuels & MOBIL lubricants) to meet the needs of a broad spectrum of customers, including residential, agriculture and commercial.

Our success is driven by an uncompromising commitment to provide the highest quality customer service to each and every customer. We recognize that our employees are our most valuable resource and offer opportunities for development for personal and career growth.


We are currently looking for an experienced Yard Support person to join our team in our St. Thomas operation. Reporting to the Fleet Manager, this position is responsible for:
  • Customer service functions - overseeing the propane dispenser.
  • Inspecting and filling propane cylinders and recertification.
  • Facility maintenance, including yard sweeping and snow removal.
  • Rinsing returned fuel tanks and removing pumps and fittings. 
  • Stocking shelves.
  • Running errands.
  • Unloading and putting away tanks.
  • Retrieving tanks and other materials and delivery to the service area for prep.
  • Assisting the service department, truck shop and/or Lubricant Distribution Centre as needed.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have:
  • Valid, clean and current driver’s license.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Reliable, hardworking and dedicated.
  • A professional manner and possess a positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility.
  • A safety conscious attitude; willingness to participate in all required training programs such as the handling of hazardous products, including propane handling.
  • Experience with lift trucks, tractors and other equipment would be preferred.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks when necessary.
  • A DZ license would be considered a benefit, but is not required.

  • Competitive compensation
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Company paid Health and Dental Benefits
  • Employer matched RRSP
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Opportunity to achieve career growth


Submit a resume and covering letter to Please reference “Your Name – Yard Support” in the email subject line. This is a full-time day position. The deadline for consideration is 9:00 am on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

If you want to learn more about Dowler-Karn, A Division of McDougall Energy, please visit our website at or connect with us on Facebook:

Confidentiality of all applicants assured.  Only those selected for interviews will be contacted, and we thank all other applicants for their interest.

Dowler-Karn, A Division of McDougall Energy, is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace.  If you require any accommodations, please notify us, and we will work with you to meet your needs.