Seasonal Delivery Associate

Amazon HVH - Elgin, IL3.6

Temporary
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

Hourly Pay rate: 16.25/hr

Basic Qualifications:
Possess a valid driver’s license in the state of residence
Proficient in English sufficient to meet US DOT standard of ability to read road signs and communicate with regulatory personnel
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

Job Requirements:
Ability to lift, bend, reach above the head, kneel, crouch, and/or stretch during shifts up to 12 hours long
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

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