DRIVING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Part-time

Company Description

Star Tribune Media Company is Minnesota’s largest producer and distributor of news, information and advertising across multiple print and digital platforms, including newspaper, website, mobile, tablet and video formats. The Star Tribune newspaper and StarTribune.com regularly reach more than two-thirds of the adults in the Twin Cities market or more than 1.7 million people. The company has been serving the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market for more than 144 years, providing trusted local and regional news and information produced by the largest force of professional journalists in the state. Star Tribune has more than 1,000 employees.

Job Description

The StarTribune Fleet Department delivers a variety of major publications such as the New York Times, USA Today as well as the StarTrubune Newspaper.

Weekend CDL Drivers    $750 HIRING BONUS*

CDL Drivers are responsible for loading, unloading and delivering newspapers and other products to retailers & newspaper vending machines.   May deliver to city and/or out-state distribution centers.

New drivers cover 3rd shift vacancies on Friday and Saturday nights,

and may be eligible for other on-call weekday 3rd shift vacancies

based on business needs.  Part-time.

Starting wage is $15/hour with paid training.  Benefits eligibility is based on hours worked.

* $750 HIRING BONUS.  To receive hiring bonus (two installments), must successfully complete

employment verifications, background checks and pre-placement exam that includes a drug test.

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Weekend NON-CDL Drivers    $500 HIRING BONUS*

Non-CDL Drivers that meet minimum requirements will drive company step-vans, delivering to single copy racks and stores.  New drivers cover

3rd shift vacancies on Friday and Saturday nights, and may be eligible

for other on-call weekday 3rd shift vacancies, or other weekend day

hours, based on business needs.  Part-time.

 

Starting wage is $15/hour with paid training.  Benefits eligibility is based on hours worked.

 * $500 HIRING BONUS. To receive hiring bonus (two installments), must successfully complete employment verifications, background checks and pre-placement exam that includes a drug test.  

Re-post November 18, 2013

EOE

Qualifications

CDL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants must be 21 years or older with an excellent driving record & related driving experience.
  • This position requires a CDL Class A or B with air brake endorsement.
  • Drivers must comply with DOT hours of service. 
  • Must have knowledge of the Twin Cities and surrounding area and be able to read a Hudson Map. 
  • Selection process will include a road test and map test. 
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

NON-CDL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants must be 21 years or older.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Minneapolis metro area and be able to

     read a Hudson Map book.

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Prior driving, courier delivery or newspaper carrier experience strongly preferred.

Additional Information

How to apply online

  • You must fill out our online application, which you can do by clicking on the link below.
  • You can upload your cover letter, resume and clips using our online tool, which accepts a number of file formats (PDF, JPEG, FIG, DOC, DOCX, TXT and BMP).
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