CDL Driver Class B

Production Columbus, GA


General Summary       

Transports newspapers, supplements and other materials from printing location loading dock or distribution centers to a defined destination.  Delivers office copies to a particular destination in the building.  Responsible for the delivery of all such materials in a safe and timely manner.

Major Functions    

Drives a company owned vehicle to deliver products for the Ledger-Enquirer from one assigned location to another location in town or out of town as quickly and safely as possible.

 Assists in the loading and unloading of newspaper bundles with a maximum weight of 40lbs. 

 Uses an assigned manifest to assure the accuracy of the bundle count before transporting newspapers to distribution center.

 Completes daily truck log for each trip made.

 Completes a daily log of hours spent on each trip.

 Delivers office copies of the newspaper to each department.

Keeps loading dock clean and orderly

 Delivers mail to the post office in town and out of town with a maximum weight of seventy pounds.

 Works in all type of weather conditions

 Performs other duties as assigned by the Logistics Coordinator

 Job Specifications

 Education:   High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

 Experience:  Previous operating of a parcel van, Must possess a valid driver’s license.

 Skills/Abilities:  Must pay close attention to accuracy when loading materials

 Contact with other:  Other transportation drivers, distributors, state haulers, single copy contractors, home delivery contractors, district managers.  Some contact with employees in the mailroom when picking up materials to be transported to a pre-determined destination. 

 Supervision received:  Receives weekly work schedule of duties to be preformed.  Clock in and out at the beginning and end of each shift. 

 Pressure of work:  This is a part time job, 15 – 25 hours weekly.  Most materials are hauled in the evening and early morning hours  but at times the schedule is changed because of increased demands.   

  Time is of the essence – newspapers and other materials have a deadline.

     The newspaper is seven day product and is delivered in all kinds of weather

 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.