Driver II

Sioux Falls, SD, USA Req #26063
Friday, November 25, 2022
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Driver II (Part-Time)

Gannett Publishing Services

Sioux Falls, SD

$20.00 P/H

 $750.00 SIGN-ON-BONUS

Gannett Publishing Services has an opening for a part-time Driver II (10 – 16 hours) per week. The primary role of the Driver II position is to deliver carts of pre-packaged inserts and newspapers to Huron, Aberdeen, & Watertown, South Dakota.


ESSENTIAL JOB
FUNCTIONS:

  • Position requires driving the company’s 26-foot straight truck.
  • Completes daily pre- and post-trip inspection of 26-foot straight truck and reports any needed repair work to supervisor.
  • Loads vehicle with carts and pallets of newspapers.
  • Checks and verifies loads and keeps accurate records of deliveries.
  • This position will require you to work 1 or 2 shifts a week.
  • Drives from Sioux Falls to Huron, Aberdeen, & Watertown to drop off carts/pallets of newspapers at post offices and distribution center facilities.
  • Cleans interior of vehicle, is familiar with fueling procedures, records mileage and time requirements to deliver runs.
  • This is an overnight position starting around 9:00 pm and the run takes approximately 10 hours per night.
  • None of the shifts will require you to work Saturday or Sunday night.


SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must have good driving record with no moving violations in the last two years.
  • Must be able to operate forklifts and other equipment as necessary.
  • Medium to heavy work performed; up to 60 pounds lifted at one time.
  • Must have a strong commitment to safety, excellence, and customer service. Is expected to produce quality work.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Experience with driving large sized trucks and a minimum of 2 years driving experience preferred. High school graduate or equivalent preferred.


*Bonus paid in increments*


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  • Job Family Transportation
  • Job Function Gannett Publishing Services
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Sioux Falls, SD, USA