Job Vacancy Mattress Transportation Associate UTEC, Inc

Job title: Mattress Transportation Associate

Company: UTEC, Inc

Job description: Job Title: Mattress Transportation Associate

Reports to: Recycling Operation Supervisor

Type: Full-Time

Category: Social Enterprise/Mattress

Background on UTEC, Inc.

UTEC’s promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disengaged youth to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success. UTEC’s outcomes-focused model begins with intensive street outreach, reaching proven high-risk youth where they’re at. UTEC engages youth in workforce development and educational programs, and provides mental health services and intensive case management. Social justice and civic engagement are embedded in all programming. For more info, please visit .

UTEC is committed to its vision for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion which pledges to honor the lived experiences and expertise of individuals; create community and celebration of cultures; challenge all forms of oppression; and embody a culture that leans into discomfort and recognizes it as a growth opportunity. UTEC is dedicated to fair and equitable compensation practice, the health, mental health, and overall well-being of young adults and staff and to creating an environment that supports work-life balance and the individual and professional growth of all.

Job Summary:

The Transportation Associate will divide their time between supporting warehouse logistics and operations and supporting the transportation team on the road including driving and co-piloting a non-CDL box truck (26′ and 12′). The candidate for this position must possess an active driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. The Transportation Associate is willing to help load and offload vehicles, to be trained on basic data entry to support our mattress order processing, and to be assigned miscellaneous warehouse tasks when not operating on the truck.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • To safely operate a non-CDL box truck, and maintain a license and driving record in good standing
  • To collect mattresses from curbside destinations as instructed
  • To adhere to a strict Monday through Friday, 7am-3pm schedule
  • Assist in loading and unloading trucks
  • To learn basic data entry to support online order management

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Open to feedback and professional development
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Consistent team player
  • Even temperament when faced with conflict or frustration

Education and Experience:

  • 2+ years work experience
  • Experience operating a non-CDL box truck is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time
  • Ability to complete work that includes repetitive motions
  • Capable of lifting 50lbs

Salary/Benefits: This is a full time position with a pay rate of $23/hour. UTEC offers a competitive benefits package that starts with 4 weeks of vacation (3 standard for all new employees and a week of agency-wide closure between the Christmas and New Year holidays), 12 holidays, 10 sick days, 2 personal days, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, an annual cost of living increase, a 457B retirement plan and up to $4,000 per employee of professional development support. With time, benefits grow to include up to 6 weeks of vacation, 80% coverage of employee health and dental insurance costs and availability for a 3 week sabbatical.

UTEC also stresses the importance of work-life balance and offers several wellness opportunities including additional time off (i.e. for the past two years we have closed at 3pm on Fridays during the summer months), an employee assistance program, down payment assistance for first time home buyers, parental leave, bereavement supports and unlimited free coffee!

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Expected salary: $23 per hour

Location: Merrimack, NH – Massachusetts

Job date: Sat, 27 Jan 2024 00:08:01 GMT

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