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Field Assistant (3rd Shift)
Id 1095
Type Part-time
Location St. Petersburg, FL
Category Newspaper Distribution
Min Starting Salary $11.22 Hourly
Draw No
Bonus No
Commission No


The Field Assistant may be assigned to multiple distribution centers for gap coverage of day-to-day business as the need dictates.



  • Responsible for contributing in the development of a positive contractual relationship with the independent contractors who deliver the Times’ products
  • Supports the zone in meeting service goals measured as complaints per thousand deliveries
  • Provides assistance with prospecting efforts, selecting candidates, and the orientation of independent contractors
  • Troubleshoots open delivery areas and providing assistance through maintaining electronic delivery lists
  • Assists with the oversight and mentoring of other staffers (PC’s and DCA’s) through training and performance feedback
  • Strives to ensure the company achieves its financial goals and will provide input regarding the development of an expense budget
  • Works hard to meet customer expectations and special requests (i.e.: tube installations, newspaper placement, and newspaper condition)
  • Conducts him/herself with the highest level of integrity, respect and urgency


Pay Rate / Schedule Requirements:

  • $11.22 per hour
  • This is a 3rd shift position. (28 hours a week)
  • Typically between Midnight and 8 am
  • This position may be assigned tasks that will involve driving a vehicle for business purposes



  • Possess solid interpersonal and problem solving skills in the professional relationships with staff, independent contractors, and customers
  • 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


This position in the Operations Division is subject to pre-employment drug screening as a condition of employment.


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