Casual Courier (THIS IS NOT A FT POSITION) - West Hartford, CT

West Hartford, Connecticut, United States DHL Express 20003QT 17. July, 2020
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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.

We are currently hiring Casual Courier/Drivers in our West Hartford, CT market.  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.

Key Accountabilities:


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 documents/packages picked up or delivered.
Maintains good work habits, including reporting to work on time and adhering to standard work and safety procedures.
Reports any suspected breach of security or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately
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 Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
Must be 18 years old, 21 years old for CDL positions
Excellent customer service skills
Map reading skills and knowledge of  delivery area preferred
Previous professional driving experience, preferably in a delivery role
Candidate must pass pre-employment background, drug and medical physical screening

Please note a resume is required to apply for all DHL positions.
If you do not have one readily available, please visit http://dhl-resumebuilder.com/ to create the necessary documentation.
This program will work on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

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.


Facts and Figures

  • Travel Required

    <15% of the time

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