Details for HELP WANTED Newspaper Distribution Center: Monday - Thursday 4:30 am



Newspaper Distribution Center: Monday - Thursday 4:30 am until 10:30 am, Friday 4:30 am until 9:30 am and 11:30 am until 3:00 pm and Sat/Sun 11:00 pm until 4:00 am. Hours may vary based on distribution needs. Full-time with benefits.


Good verbal communication skills required. Knowledge of OSHA regulations and proven ability to be a self-started a plus. Must be able to push and pull carts loaded with newspapers weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance and repetitively lift newspaper bundles weighing up to 35 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time:

This is an entry level position that requires driving on occasion regular pick-up trucks and a box truck. Under the direction of the Circulation Manager (CM), performs the manual labor aspects of distribution center operations.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

* Participates in all the daily operations at the Distribution Center

* Assists in opening Distribution Center

* May deliver open routes (while maintaining established service levels) and/or show routes to new Delivery Service Providers

* May deliver replacement copies at the customer's request

* Maintains safety and cleanliness of work area, interior and exterior of building, as well as retrieval of storage carts.

* All other warehouse and housekeeping work as necessary.

Other Functions:

* Other duties as assigned by Circulation Manager or Publisher

Essential Qualifications:


Action Oriented, Listening, Functional/Technical Skills, Customer Focus, Perseverance, Integrity and Trust, Patience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Technical and Functional

* Competence in the use and maintenance of material handling equipment (Newspaper racks)

* Ability to use the internet

* Ability to communicate information professionally and effectively, so that it is understood to customers, peers, and Delivery Service Providers.

* Ability to learn layout of geographical areas serviced by News-Argus

* Must have valid driver's license in state of residence

Required Physical Abilities:

* Ability to routinely lift heavy items

* Ability to unload bundles of newspapers (30 - 50 lbs. each) multiple times on a daily basis

* Ability to perform open routes, perform visuals in the field and associated other work in the territory.

* Ability to move around the facility, both inside and outside

Working Environment:

* Ability to meet deadlines and attendance standards

* Ability to work weekends and early morning hours

* Ability to work in warehouse type environment

* Ability to function at night in adverse conditions

* Ability to work within safety guidelines

Experience, Education and Certifications Required:

* No previous experience required

* Requires high school diploma or equivalent


Send resume to: News-Argus

Attn: Janice Sasser

310 N. Berkeley Blvd.

Goldsboro NC 27534

or stop by News-Argus with your resume.