MaineToday Media, publisher of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, is seeking motivated, dependable team players for the role of Distribution Assistant for our South Portland operations team. AVAILABILITY TO WORK SATURDAY NIGHTS REQUIRED.
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If you have flexibility, a willingness to work night shifts, a desire to join one of Maine's oldest and most well known organizations, and the ability to work in a fast pace environment, this is a great opportunity for you.
Responsibilities include packaging newspaper products, material handling, inserting pages into the newspapers and other tasks as needed within the department.
Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age, able to lift 40 pounds, stand for extended periods of time and work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. High school diploma or equivalent.
Properly feed insert hopper, or hand insert various types of supplements into any newspaper product. Lend supplemental support throughout distribution department. Other duties and functions as assigned reasonably associated with the position.
Technical skills including:
o Good active listening skills
o Ability to follow instructions
Responsive and follows tasks through to completion
Team player and collaborator
Demonstrates a positive attitude
Strong organizational and time management skills
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma/GED preferred. Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
This is a physically demanding job requiring lengthy time standing, bending, stretching, lifting pushing and climbing. Should be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally, up to 100 pounds in a team lift situation, and 25-50 lbs. regularly. Must pass pre-placement post offer screening demonstrating the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and negotiate multiple stairs.
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change during the course of employment and as the business needs change.
MaineToday Media, Inc. is an EEO employer