Amazon High Volume Hiring

Seasonal Delivery Associate

Job ID: 190024128 | Akron, OH

Amazon Logistics (AMZL) delivers packages and smiles to Amazon customers every day. We're looking for motivated, customer-focused individuals who want to join our team delivering packages. As a delivery associate, you will deliver packages to homes, retail locations, and other delivery locations. In this position, you will play a key role in keeping our commitment to exceed customer expectations and make sure customer orders, large or small, are delivered on time at the right place.  

General Responsibilities
  • Adhere to strict safety and quality standards on and off the road 
  • Interact in a positive and a professional manner with customer and general public while delivering products to customers' homes, retail, and business locations
  • Follow up on customer requests or problems with solution oriented approach keeping customer informed of delivery progress
  • Use handheld technology to deliver customer packages, manage delivery progress, and solve obstacles
  • Sort and prepare a delivery route to meet customer promise
  • Ensure delivery vehicle is clean, fueled, and in good operating condition at all times  
  • May assist in training other team members
  • Where appropriate, carry out in delivery station activities including sortation and general tasks
 
Work Environment
  • Drives a delivery van up to 10,000 pounds to many customer residences and businesses, climbs in and out of van, and walks up and down stairs as required to deliver packages according to established procedures in all weather conditions
  • Flexibility is key; routes may vary and may be delayed due to traffic from on road congestion, construction, or other factors 
  • Set core schedule, but there may be adjustments including, additional hours and  potential schedule changes depending on time of the year and peak seasons and other factors
 
Job Requirements (performed with or without a reasonable accommodation)
  • Ability to lift, bend, reach above the head, kneel, crouch, and/or stretch during shifts up to 12 hours long
  • Ability to work 40 hours a week. This position is full time
  • Ability to operate and navigate a 10,000 pound van
  • Ability to effectively operate a GPS
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and move boxes up to 70 pounds each
  • Capable of moving up and down stairs
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in the state of residence
  • 21 years of age or older
 
Hourly Pay rate: $15.50/hr
 

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in the state of residence
  • High-school diploma or equivalent
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Holds high ethical standards at all times
  • Proven track record of reliability
  • Prior professional driving experience 
  • Prior experience representing a well-regarded consumer brand with professionalism
  • Excellent attention to detail with skill set to problem solve independently
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a self-directed environment with an upbeat attitude
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast paced, ever changing environment

Amazon is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender / Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
 


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