Courier Driver (On Call Casual): Fremont, CA

Fremont, California, United States DHL Express req77933 10/05/2019

What makes DHL great? Our People!We know each employee’s individual contributions make us the #1 Express Delivery and Logistics Company in the world.

DHL is currently hiring Casual/On Call Couriers in our Fremont, CA Service Station location.As a Casual Courier you would follow standard company procedures and safety requirements to pick up and deliver time sensitive materials in a timely and efficient manner.Casual Couriers provide support on an as needed basis, this is a position that can offer flexibility to work around your schedule.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under tight deadlines, drives vehicle to customer sites, climbs in and out of vehicle, and walks up and down stairs as required to pick up and deliver documents and packages to and from customers according to established procedures, in all weather conditions

  • Picks up, handles and delivers time sensitive documents and packages in a safe and punctual manner considering traffic patterns, alternative routes, traffic regulations, and driving conditions in order to meet customer and DHL time requirements

  • Ensures all delivery material received is safely delivered to correct consignee

  • Operates a scanner to record shipping and package information for all documents/packages picked up or delivered

  • Reports any suspected breach of security or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately

  • Maintains good work habits, including reporting to work on time and adhering to standard work and safety procedures

  • May assist supervisor in orienting, training, assigning and checking the work of lower level couriers

  • May assist supervisor in performing check rides to review performance and the proper use of routes and practices

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required

  • Prior delivery driving experience required

  • Strong customer service skills are required

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record is required

  • Class B CDL license preferred

  • Hazmat endorsement preferred

  • Must pass pre-employment and TSA background and drug screening.

  • Must also pass medical physical.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to seventy (70) lbs. occasionally

  • Must be able to lift forty (40) lbs. frequently

  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs, reach overhead, squat, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch repeatedly

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.The EEO is the Law poster is available


Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Express US

  • Employment Type

    Seasonal / Casual

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only