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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 12/17/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONTRUCK HELPER
Requisition ID: 29739BR
Location: Melville, New York
Position Type: Part Time
Newsday Media Group (NMG) is one of the nation s most dynamic media organizations, serving Long Island and New York City through its portfolio of mobile and digital products, print publications and live events. With 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism, our mission and vision is to engage consumers and businesses by connecting them to the communities in which they live, work and play.
NMG properties include the award-winning Newsday, Newsday.com; amNewYork, New York City s most widely circulated free daily paper along with its mobile app and amNY.com; Newsday Connect, the digital solutions company serving Long Island business owners; and Newsday Local Publishing, one of the Northeast's largest groups of weekly shopper publications.
Part time Truck Helpers play a vital part of our on-time delivery operation and assist in loading and unloading print products with Drivers at designated locations. Position will manually assemble product, load & unload trucks, stack bundles of newspaper products and maintain a clean & safe work area.
Manually assemble newspaper product and prepare skids for forklifts. Load & unload print products from Trucks to ensure delivery schedules and quantities. Stack bundles of newsprint. Maintain & adhere to Newsday s and Dept. of Transportation safety guidelines. Clean trucks, return skids to packaging department and dispose of any newsprint and trash to ready truck for next days schedule. Assist Drivers and Foreman as directed on a nightly basis. *High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
*Transportation Helper requires an individual to be able to lift at least 50 lbs with frequent bending and twisting for extended periods of time.
*Previous experience in a warehouse, production or transportation environment a plus.
*Must be available for various shifts, schedules at least two to three overnights per week.
*Clean & valid New York State drivers license Class A preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace..