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Delivery Associate

Company: Veterans Delivery Workforce and Logistics, LLC
Location: Erie
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

VDW Logistics (Veterans Delivery Workforce and Logistics) is always striving to satisfy our customers with effective, efficient, and exceptional package deliveries within Erie County. We are looking for safe, reliable, energetic, and professional individuals to join our team in our drive for success.We have many different job positions available as we look to grow in the community.Delivery Associates drive our vehicles to deliver packages from Amazon's Distribution Center to residences and businesses within Erie County.COMPENSATION: $16.50/hour (with semi-annual bonus potential)SHIFTS: 2, 3, or 4 Work Days per Week (typically 10 hours per day)GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver packages to residential and commercial locations daily
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines and quality standards on and off the road
  • Interact in a positive and a professional manner with customers, the general public, and other team members at all times
  • Carry and utilize (company provided) mobile technology to deliver customer packages, manage delivery progress, and solve obstacles
  • Be able to lift and carry packages, sometimes up to 100 pounds each (though most are much lighter) with or without reasonable accommodation including hand trucks for packages over 50 pounds.
  • Be able to walk up flights of stairs to deliver with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • May make more than 130 stops per day and can get in and out of the van each time with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Be able to work 10-hour days starting as early as 7:30am. The latest shift ending at 9pm.
  • Associate will be required to take rest and meal breaks each day.
  • Routes may be in similar areas, but no guarantee of route location each day.WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    • Typically you are operating your vehicle alone trying to meet delivery deadlines and company quality standards
    • You may be required to climb up/down stairs carrying or operating a hand truck to deliver various packages of different dimensions and weight.
    • This is outside so you will deliver in all the elements of weather
    • Routes and hours may vary based upon work volume and driver efficiencyQUALIFICATIONS:
      • Proven track record for reliability and professionalism.
      • High school diploma is a plus but not required.
      • Professional driving experience is a plus but not required
      • Demonstrate strong communication skills
      • Self-motivated and able to work in a self-directed environment with an upbeat attitude
      • Ability to work with a team in a fast paced, ever changing environmentJOB REQUIREMENTS:
        • Must be at least 21 years old
        • Possess a valid PA driver's license
        • Proficient in English, sufficient to meet US DOT standard of ability to read road signs and communicate with regulatory personnel
        • Ability to lift, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, and/or stretch during shifts up to 10 hours long
        • Ability to safely operate and navigate a van up to gross weight 10,000 lbs.
        • Ability to effectively operate a GPS
        • Ability to lift, push, pull and move boxes up to 100 pounds
        • Capable of moving up and down stairs
        • Open to all levels of educationBENEFITS:
          • Health Insurance
          • Bonuses
          • Holiday Pay
          • PTO
          • 2, 3, 4, or 5 Work Days per Week
          • Uniforms Provided
          • Parental Leave
          • Retirement Options
          • Paid Training
          • + More
          • We highly respect the US Armed Forces and their families. We encourage all veterans, Guardsmen (Army and Air) and Reservists to apply and be rewarded for your leadership skills you've developed.*

Keywords: Veterans Delivery Workforce and Logistics, LLC, Erie , Delivery Associate, Other , Erie, Pennsylvania

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