Field Assistant

Lee Enterprises Inc   Bloomington, IL   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on September 8, 2022
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The Pantagraph is seeking a part-time Field Assistant to assist in the distribution of newspapers to customers and independent contract carriers. This position is responsible for the assurance of quality service by delivery of "down" routes, address checks, and general assistance in helping operate the distribution center. Maintaining an orderly flow on the dock and timely delivery of newspapers to the distribution center are an essential part of this role. Overnight and weekend hours are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Delivery of incomplete routes
  • Assist in distribution and loading of bundles on the dock
  • Train carriers
  • Clean and maintain dock area
Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and valid auto insurance.

The Pantagraph is a drug-free employer. A pre-employment background and drug screening will be required.

EOE

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.