DHL Express, Inc. Courier (Casual): Oakland, CA in Oakland, California
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DHL currently has opportunities available for Casual Couriers for our Oakland, CA Service Station location. The Courier will be responsible for following standard company procedures and safety requirements while picking up and delivering time sensitive materials in a timely and efficient manner.
Under tight deadlines, drives vehicle to customer sites, climbs in and out of vehicle, and walks up and down stairs as required to pick up and deliver documents and packages to and from customers according to established procedures, in all weather conditions
Picks up, handles and delivers 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 and DHL time requirements
Ensures all delivery material received is safely delivered to correct consignee
Operates a scanner to record shipping and package information for all documents/packages picked up or delivered
Reports any suspected breach of security or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately
Maintains good work habits, including reporting to work on time and adhering to standard work and safety procedures
May assist supervisor in orienting, training, assigning and checking the work of lower level courier guards
May assist in training new courier guards and performing check rides with them to review performance and the proper use of routes and practices.
Key Skills & Requirements:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required
Prior driving experience required
Strong customer service skills are required
Valid driver’s license and good driving record is required
Class B CDL license preferred
Hazmat endorsement preferred
Must pass driving test
Must pass pre-employment and TSA background and drug screening.
Must pass medical physical.
Must be able to lift up to seventy (70) lbs. occasionally
Must be able to lift forty (40) lbs. frequently
Must be able to walk, climb stairs, reach overhead, squat, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch repeatedly
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