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Urgently hiring
Job details
Salary

$15 – $16 an hour

Job Type
Full-time
Part-time
Qualifications
    • Driver’s License (Required)

    • Driving: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Distant Winds Logistics, an Amazon Delivery Service Partner, delivers packages and smiles to people within your community every day. We are looking for motivated, customer-focused individuals who want to join our team delivering Amazon packages. As a Delivery Associate for Distant Winds Logistics, you will be on the front lines working directly with our customers and members of your community. It will be your job to exceed customer expectations and make sure all orders, large or small, are delivered on time at the right place. We have full time/part time positions open.

General Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to strict safety and quality standards on and off the road
  • Interact in a positive and a professional manner with customers and general public while delivering products to customers’ homes, retail, and business locations.
  • Follow up on customer requests or problems with solution oriented approach keeping customer informed of delivery progress
  • Use handheld technology to deliver customer packages, manage delivery progress, and solve obstacles
  • Sort and prepare a delivery route to meet customer promise
  • Ensure delivery vehicle is clean, fueled, and in good operating condition at all times
  • May assist in training other team members
  • Where appropriate, carry out in delivery station activities or help other routes as needed until the team is finished

Work Environment:

  • Under tight deadlines, drives a delivery van up to GVWR 10,000 lbs to many customer residences and businesses, climbs in and out of van, and walks up and down stairs as required to deliver packages according to established procedures in all weather conditions.
  • Flexibility is key, routes may vary and be delayed due to traffic from on road congestion, construction, or other factors
  • Dynamic schedule, there may be adjustments, including additional hours and potential schedule changes depending on time of the year and peak seasons and other factors Must me able to work weekends, including one weekend day assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid driver’s license in the state of residence
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Proficient in English sufficient to meet US DOT standard of ability to read road signs and communicate with regulatory personnel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hold high ethical standards at all times
  • Proven track record of reliability
  • Prior professional driving experience
  • Prior experience representing a well-regarded customer brand with professionalism
  • Excellent attention to detail with skill set to problem solve independently
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a self-directed environment with a upbeat attitude
  • Ability to work with a team in a fact paced, ever changing environment
  • This is a great opportunity for military candidates

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, bend, reach above head, kneel, crouch, and/or stretch during shifts up to 10 hours long
  • Ability to operate and navigate a van up to GVWR 10,000 lbs
  • Ability to effectively operate a GPS
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and move boxes up to 50 lbs each
  • Capable of moving up and down stairs
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in the state of Tennessee

Compensation:

  • Employee benefits available, including generous PTO, health care
  • Competitive wages, $15-$16/hr to start + overtime as required
  • Community interaction

Distant Winds Logistics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 – $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends
  • Year round work

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Experience:

  • Driving: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Hours per week:

  • 30-39

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

Vehicle Provided:

  • Yes

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

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