Operations Field Assistant

Starship Technologies - Fairfax, VA


Starship Technologies, the company leading the delivery industry revolution with fleets of friendly sidewalk robots is looking for a Operations Field Assistant based in the Washington, DC area. We’re building autonomous robots designed to deliver parcels, groceries, and food in 15-30 minutes within a 2-3 mile radius.
We have entered commercial pilots with nearly 100 robots trundling along the sidewalks across the United States and five countries in Europe. Soon there will be thousands of robots around the world.
Starship is now looking for a Operations Field Assistants in Fairfax,VA as we begin to increase our footprint in the US and start working with commercial partners. The Operations Field Assistants will be responsible for running and operating the Robots in Washington, DC on a day to day basis.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Accompany the robot on the street to monitor and record its performance
  • Answer questions / introduce the technology to the general public while accompanying the robot
  • Communicate with the remotely situated robot operator in real time
  • Transport the robot to locations & areas where deliveries are taking place
  • Ensure robots safety as it learns to navigate
  • Record social reactions and traffic situations
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks on the robot
  • Complete reports post-testing
  • Participate in promotional events

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Excited to be part of something revolutionary and inspirational
  • Responsible and reliable in all situations
  • Articulate and comfortable talking to strangers on the street
  • Comfortable appearing in pictures and the media
  • A quick thinker with the ability to resolve non-standard situations
  • Able to walk and move around in any weather
  • Work unsociable hours

The perfect handler will possess:

  • Good physical fitness
  • A keen interest in technology and how it can advance society over time
  • Outgoing and approachable personality

Terms & Conditions:

  • Full-time or part-time, work in shifts
  • Reports to Team Lead
  • Early application is encouraged
  • Location: George Mason University. Fairfax, VA
  • Late nights availability

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $13.25 /hour


  • Evening (Preferred)
  • Graveyard (Preferred)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday