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Delivery Center Assistant

Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Date Posted: 01-07-2019
About the Company
The Tampa Bay Times, which is Florida's largest daily newspaper, has been part of the Tampa Bay community for more than 130 years. Locally owned and independent, the Times has long been celebrated for its outstanding and credible journalism, practiced with integrity in the public interest and has been ranked among the Top 10 newspapers in the country. It has chronicled the Tampa Bay region’s growth with outstanding journalism, winning 12 Pulitzers and numerous other awards along the way.
The Role
  The Delivery Center Assistant (DCA) provides delivery or redelivery of products to customers or designated locations dispatched from Customer Care or Home Delivery Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain accurate records of customer complaints and requests and provide this documentation to delivery center management
  • Directly contribute to the resolution of customer complaints and/or delivery requests by providing feedback to Field Managers
  • Additional tasks include:
    • Product verification, delivery list updates, and address searches
  • May also provide assistance with delivery center property clean up and/or safety and security checks 
Pay Rate / Schedule Requirements:
  • $9.00 per hour
  • This is a 1st shift position. (18 hours a week)
  • Typically between 6:30 am and 11:00 am
  •  This position may be assigned tasks that will involve driving a vehicle for business purposes.
Education and/or Experience
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license
  •  Maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have auto insurance
  •  Must be able to safely perform all physical requirements including: 
    • Walking, standing, stooping and kneeling, reaching and twisting
    • Repeatedly pushing and pulling 4-wheel newspaper carts weighing in excess of 200 lbs
    • Repeatedly lifting newspaper bundles up to 40 lbs and similar physical movements 
Benefits for Part-Time Eligible Employees
  • Weekly payroll
  • Flexible work environment
  • Business casual dress code
  • Potential for internal growth opportunity
* This position in the Operations Division is subject to pre-employment drug screening as a condition of employment. 
How to Apply
Interested applicants should apply through the Tampa Bay Times careers portal at

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