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Driver

New York, NY

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. 

 

The New York Times Company is looking for Drivers to join the team!


The Delivery Driver is responsible for delivering the newspapers and other required products to various delivery sites primarily in the New York Metropolitan area pursuant to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) and all governing Company policies.


This position is a full-time role with seven-hour shift schedule that include Nights and Weekends.


Shifts:

  • Dayside shifts are 8 hours
  • Nightside shifts: 7 hours Sunday night thru Thursday night - 8 hours Friday night - 7 1/2 hours Saturday night.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform pre-trip and post -trip vehicle inspections.
  • Deliver newspapers and other products.
  • Functions will also include performance of all delivery department & production plant floor tasks as required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required.
  • Must be able to pass a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) certificate of physical examination.
  • Must pass pre-employment and post-employment random drug and alcohol screens.
  • Must be able to drive Manual Transmission
  • Must demonstrate that they can safely operate the type of vehicle that will be driven by passing a Company-administered Road test.
  • Prepare and furnish the Violation and Review Record (Record of Violations).
  • Must possess a satisfactory driving record during the preceding three years.
  • Must possess a satisfactory safety performance history with all prior DOT regulated employers during the past 10 years.
  • Must not have been convicted of a serious traffic violation, failed or refused a controlled substance/alcohol test for a prior DOT-regulated employer in the past three (3) years, have been convicted of a DUI/DWI within the past five (5) years or have accumulated a total of six (6) points on their license in the past five (5) years.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred.


This position is represented by the Newspaper Mail Delivers Union.


The rate of pay for this role is $256.85 per Shift.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.


The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law.


All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email [email protected].  Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.


The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.


The New York Times Company follows the pay transparency and non-discrimination provisions outlined by the United States Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Click here for details.

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