Mar 14, 2019

Delivery Driver-Amazon Deliveries

  • Optimus Courier
  • Eagan, MN

Job Overview

Our drivers are the backbone of the Optimus Courier team. By joining this fast-growing area of our organization you’ll have the opportunity to share in our mission with a real sense of ownership and the opportunity to succeed in your role. It’s a chance to apply your skills and experience to work that’s as challenging as it is rewarding. Whether collaborating as team to deliver superior customer service or making a lasting impact with your individual accomplishments, you’ll be an essential and valuable element of our success.

Our Associates drive a brand-new Ford Pro-Master Cargo Van equipped with Bluetooth and backup camera. Use Industry level Caterpillar phones with GPS. These will guide you on an efficient route of 150-200 stops around the Twin Cities metro area while delivering Amazon packages. Associates must have clean driving record and able to pass a criminal background check. Must be 21 years of age to be eligible for this job.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Delivery Associate:

  • Must always represent the Company in a professional manner.
  • Drive Amazon branded van from the Delivery Station to designated customer addresses.
  • Uses hand held device for routing information, customer delivery information, to communicate with home office/dispatch, and to track packages.
  • Loads and unloads packages into/out of the assigned vehicle.
  • Inspects van equipment and supplies for defects: tires, lights, brakes, etc.
  • Maintains contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions if unclear or if problems occur.
  • Maintains logs according to state and federal regulation.
  • Secures packages to ensure no damage is caused during the delivery process.
  • Follows all safety rules and company policies in and outside the Delivery Station.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Customer Service – Professionalism at all times with anyone at the customer location. Must be able to represent the company in a service-oriented and courteous manner at all times.
  • Must be at least 21 of age and hold a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.
  • Must Consent to drug screening and background check.
  • Technology Oriented – must be comfortable using mobile technology in an efficient manner.
  • Safety and Security – Must be able to adhere to all safety and security procedures. Able to determine appropriate action beyond guidelines as required. Report potentially unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Attendance/Punctuality and Timeliness – MUST be consistently at work at required shift and be on time or early. Must be able to completes work in a timely manner and within the standards outlined by the company.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Keeps commitments. Completes tasks on time or notifies supervisor in advance, if a commitment is at risk.
  • Quality – meets productivity and service standards

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Employee is required to stand, walk, sit and drive a company- provided vehicle. Employee is required to reach and lift with both hands and both arms. Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds in a single package.

Work Environment: Employee is driving a vehicle in urban, suburban and rural settings. Must be comfortable working alone and communicating with home office and supervisor through provided mobile device.

Education Requirements:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. College degree preferred.

Required Licenses:

Must be 21 years of age with a Valid State Driver’s License.

Work Authorization Requirements:

United States Work Authorization is Required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.50 to $16.50 /hour

Experience:

  • commercial driving: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Language:

  • English-speak, read, and write. (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

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