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CDL Circulation Driver

The Washington Post
Springfield, VA
Closing date
Sep 24, 2023

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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.

Must be able to work nights and weekends

Part Time 11:00pm-4:30am

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" or "B"
  • 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.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?



Thank you for your interest in a career with The Washington Post. We invite you to review all of our open positions to find the one that's right for you. We look forward to receiving your resume!

Since it first began publication more than 130 years ago, The Washington Post has grown into one of the most storied and respected news organizations in the world. A subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, today's Post is the indispensable guide to Washington. In print, we enjoy the highest penetration of any major metropolitan newspaper in the United States. On the web, we have the third largest news website with 17 million unique visitors each month, and have recently launched a celebrated news app for the iPad. We serve Washington in all media, on any platform, including paid products, events, and tailored content.

More broadly, The Washington Post Company delivers quality products to today's students, readers and viewers. What unites our company is the immediacy of our products and services, created by teachers and tutors at Kaplan; reporters and editors at our media properties; and associates at Cable ONE.
Washington Post Media views its employees as its most valuable asset and provides a comprehensive benefits package to promote healthy and balanced lives at work and at home. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for training and career advancement and an outstanding, progressive benefits package including:
Health and dental benefits
Flexible healthcare and dependent care spending accounts
401(k) and company-funded cash balance plan
Life and disability insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Adoption assistance
Domestic partner benefits
Employee assistance program
Employee referral program

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1301 K Street, N.W.

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