BOS PT Dock Worker/Casual Courier

Boston, MA

Job status
Part time
Pay
Hourly
Job description
What makes DHL great? Our people! We know each employee’s individual contributions make us the #1 Express Delivery and Logistics Company in the world. 

We are currently hiring part-time Dockworkers and Casual Courier Drivers in our South Boston, Massachusetts, market. 

Dock worker tasks: 
Dock workers ensure the efficient and timely processing and handling of customer outbound and inbound shipments. Success in this position depends on the ability to comply with safety, security, regulatory, and company policies, as well as the ability to work well in a team environment. The ideal candidate is expected to consistently lift items weighing between 40 and 70 pounds while working in a warehouse environment. 

You will be expected to:
• Perform duties such as sorting, packing, loading, unloading containers under tight deadlines. 
• Palletize and separate freight documents. 
• Ensure all delivery material is prepared for shipment. 
• Operate a scanner to record shipping and package information for documents/packages picked up or delivered. 
• Drive a forklift. 
• Report any suspected breach of security or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately. 
Maintain good work habits, including reporting to work on time and adhering to standard work and safety procedures.
• Assist supervisor in orienting, training, assigning and checking the work of other employees. 

Casual Courier Driver Tasks & Accountabilities: 
As a Courier you'll be expected to follow standard company procedures and safety requirements to pick up and deliver time- sensitive materials in a timely and efficient manner. 

You will be responsible for:
• Driving vehicle to customer sites, climbing in and out of vehicle, and walking up and down stairs as required to pick up and deliver customer documents and packages according to established procedures, in all weather conditions. 
• Picking up, handling and delivering time-sensitive documents and packages in a safe and punctual manner considering traffic patterns, alternative routes, traffic regulations, and driving conditions in order to meet customer requirements. 
• Ensuring all delivery material received is safely delivered to correct consignee.
• Operating a scanner to record shipping and package information for documents/packages picked up or delivered. 
• Maintaining good work habits, including reporting to work on time and adhering to standard work and safety procedures. 
• Operating a scanner to record shipping and package information for documents/packages picked up or delivered. 
• Reporting any suspected breach of security or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately. 
• Possibly assisting supervisor in orienting, training, assigning and checking the work of lower-level couriers. 
• Possibly assisting supervisor in performing check rides to review performance and the proper use of routes and practices. 

Key Requirements: 
• High school diploma or equivalent (GED). 
• Valid driver’s license with clean driving record. 
• Must be 18 years old (non CDL), 21 (CDL). 
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Map reading skills and knowledge of delivery area preferred.      • Professional driving experience in a delivery role, preferably. 
• Candidate must pass pre-employment background, drug and medical physical screening. 

Physical Requirements: 
• Must be able to lift up to seventy (70) pounds occasionally; must be able to lift forty (40) pounds frequently. 
• Must be able to walk, climb stairs, reach overhead, squat, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch repeatedly.  

Benefits: 
• Union membership (after successfully completing 30 working day probation). 
• Paid medical benefits. 
• Pension Plan Tuition Assistance Program ($2,625 per year).
• Referral Bonus ($500 – pre-tax). 

Please note a resume is required to apply for all DHL positions. If you do not have one readily available, please visit http://dhl-resumebuilder.com/ to create the necessary documentation. This program will work on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

Relocation is not offered.

DHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation.
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