Dock Helper
Gannett Co., Inc
Eugene, OR
23h ago

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Dock Manager / Leads,the Dock Helper loads trucks with products for delivery to newspaper contractors for final delivery;
  • accurately counts products for contracted independent newspaper carriers picking up their products at the dock; coordinates the arrival of trucks with the delivery of bundles from P&A;
  • communicates with P&A on the delivery order required and condition of bundles; communicates with the Dock Manager / Leadson changes made in loading orders, the condition of bundles and loading equipment;
  • monitors loading times; and reports to the Dock Manager / Leads any accidents or unusual events that happen during the work shift.

    Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates truck loading with the Packaging and Assembly Department ("P&A");
  • Coordinates material handling of publications printed and / or delivered by Gannett;
  • Reports to the Circulation Dock Managerall significant events pertaining to the loading and transportation of the newspaper and helps with the loading and transportation as needed or assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Education :

  • operating personal computers and programs;
  • communicating directions to several persons in a short period of time without becoming confused;
  • communicating problems clearly and accurately;
  • handling rapidly changing situations while maintaining control.

  • lift bundles of newspapers weighing up to 35 pounds to a height up to 3 feet and move them a distance of up to 20 feet;
  • explain and execute truck loading procedures and supervisory methods requiring independent judgment and initiative;
  • move rapidly in a congested area and in an outdoor environment;
  • accurately count products;
  • work with limited supervision;
  • maintain harmonious and cooperative relationships with fellow employees and contractors;
  • safely operate a motor vehicle.

    Graduation from a senior high school; previous delivery and / or public contact experience; any satisfactory combination of experience and training.

    Familiarity with proper dock loading and unloading procedures of light trucks.

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