Warehouse CDL Driver

Event Support Bronx, New York


Description

About NYRR

New York Road Runners (NYRR) was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club into the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire through running, aiming to empower people of all ages and abilities to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

NYRR’s year-round offerings of races, community events, programs, and training resources provide hundreds of thousands of people with the motivation, know-how, and opportunities to start running and keep running for life. NYRR’s premier event, the famed TCS New York City Marathon, attracts the world’s top professional runners and committed amateurs alike, while also raising millions of dollars annually for charity and driving economic impact for New York City.  NYRR is equally committed to the runners of tomorrow, passionately providing youth fitness programs that educate and inspire children in underserved communities in New York City, nationwide, and around the world.

Headquartered in New York City, NYRR is a 501(c)(3) organization.  To learn more, please visit www.nyrr.org

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About the Department

Our Event Development and Production (ED&P) department develops and produces NYRR events from concept all the way through execution in a way that fulfills NYRR’s mission. NYRR produces 56 races per year, in addition to the TCS New York City Marathon, and additional events within each race. The events team is responsible for physical site management, volunteer management, hospitality and special events, safety& security, and managing our Warehouse and all race collateral.

About the Position

This position will be responsible for the safe and professional transport of NYRR assets/equipment utilizing either NYRR owned Fleet vehicles or 3rd party rental vehicles.  All done in direct support of the warehouse operations at NYRR events, and occasionally as needed within the warehouse operations.

The candidate will drive in support of various NYRR initiatives and may be required to assist in physical tasks such as the loading and unloading of NYRR property into transport vehicles. May also work in various support functions at NYRR events such as delineation, barricades, fluid station, start/finish ops, Medical, Race Day Central, and additional tasks as required and assigned.

The candidate should be comfortable with the indirect oversight and transport of highly valuable equipment as well as interactions with consumers/runners. This is a part-time role and candidate should not expect to exceed more than 20 hours weekly, with few exceptions during our peak seasons.

Job Responsibilities (primary and secondary duties):

  • Safely operate various vehicles including but not limited to straight trucks, 15 passenger vans and pickup trucks.
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspection of equipment and vehicles.
  • Maintains safe and efficient operating procedures while meeting established timelines.
  • Efficiently load and/or unload cargo using proper material handling equipment.
  • Ensures all equipment and/or cargo is properly secured.
  • Safely operate various types of liftgates.
  • Safely operate manual and electric pallet jacks to move equipment around a variety of environments.
  • Knowledge of commercial truck routes in the NYC Metro Region.
  • Report delays or safety hazards, and report accidents/incidents involving the driver or Company equipment.
  • Drive trucks with a swept cargo box and clean windows and mirrors.

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • Valid commercial driver's license.
  • Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement.
  • Must have a Motor Vehicle Report representing a history of safe and competent driving.
  • Must be able to work various shifts/days; including and not limited to late nights, early mornings and weekends.
  • Must pass company driving test.
  • Must meet US DOT medical qualification standards for Interstate driving.
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders effectively.
  • Must accurately and efficiently perform inventory of items being loaded and/or unloaded from vehicles.
  • Must meet all requirements of Section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Education & Certifications:

  • High School diploma/GED preferred not required.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Professional communication skills, Bilingual Spanish fluency a plus.
  • Adaptable to a flexible schedule, must be able to work occasional nights and weekends as needed in support of NYRR events.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of organization.
  • Ability to work autonomously on tasks assigned without direct supervision.
  • Strong reliable team player with the ability to maintain integrity, confidentiality and lead by example across multiple functions.
  • Must be age 21 or older.

 Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer