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ViacomCBS Courier in Washington, District Of Columbia

REF#: 36366

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

DESCRIPTION: CBS News is looking for a Courier to support our News operation and Mailroom, assisting with the retrieval and distribution of packages including editorial related gear throughout the DC/MD/VA area. This position will report to the Operations Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the editorial assignment desk on the coordination and scheduling of pick- ups/deliveries

  • Work closely with corporate facilities to secure deliveries from our vendor partners

  • Record and report necessary maintenance on company vehicle

  • Provide assistance and back up the mailroom as needed

  • Transport editorial colleagues as needed to/from satellite and assignment locations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Be flexible enough to adjust and operate within the fast paced environment of a news operation

  • Ability to multitask and demonstrate sound judgement when working independently

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate professionally and calmly under deadline pressure with various levels of the organization

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance for the White House and other governmental agencies

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on a on a consistent basis

  • Knowledge of DC/MD/VA traffic patterns and ability to navigate is a plus

  • Willing and able to work various shifts (day/night) as news dictates within our 24/7 broadcast environment

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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