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The Washington Post

CDL Circulation Driver

Springfield, VA

Job Description

The Washington Post isn't one of the most read and respected newspapers in the area until it's delivered into readers' hands. That's where you come in. As a part-time Circulation Driver, you'll be responsible for verifying, loading, and transporting various newspaper products to Washington Post distribution centers and warehouses. Drivers are required to unload products from their trailer to the facilities designated areas. Drivers may also be assigned to mail pick-up and/or delivery to various sites. Drivers follow appropriate WP, state, and DOT, safety policies and procedures. In addition, drivers perform fleet inspections before and after a trip, and fuel their equipment. Put your driving and transportation skills to use in a rewarding role that will keep the Washington area one of the most informed and engaged places to live and work.

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Responsibilities include:

• Pre-loading newspapers and newspaper-products on delivery trucks

• Deliver newspapers and newspaper-products to Washington Post DC's and warehouses

• Loading and unloading newspaper-products on delivery trucks
• Shuttle/Pick-up/delivery of newspaper products to various WP locations

• Pick-up and/or deliver mail to various locations
• Manage delivery manifest and other driver paperwork.
• Fleet inspections, fueling, delivering trucks to service providers for repair
• Driving different types of trucks and/or tractors

• Assist with stocking, picking, and load supplies

• Perform Driver Road-Test on new driver candidates

• Assist with yard & dock management, and coordinating vendor deliveries and pick-ups

• Assist coordinator as office helper

• Conduct new driver training and mentoring

  • Excellent Driving Record
  • Attention to detail with good communication and customer service skills
  • Strong knowledge of the VA, MD and DC area
  • Able to work under the pressures of dispatch & delivery deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of State & local DOT safety, rules & regulations
  • Commercial Driver License CDL-"A"
  • CDL Drivers need to have a High School Diploma or equivalent education level as minimum academic qualifications.
  • They must be able to drive a straight-truck with a weight over 26,001 pounds, and have a minimum of 2 years of driving experience.
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Client-provided location(s): Springfield, VA, USA
Job ID: washington-JR-90271794
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Pension
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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