Delivery Driver (Kent)

Kent, WA
Part Time
Single-Copy (Operations)
Entry Level

The Seattle Times, the leading source for thoughtful, independent, and relevant news in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking an overnight Delivery Driver (part-time) to join our Circulation team in Kent, WA. As the largest metro daily newspaper provider in the Northwest, we invite you to make our “daily miracle” a reality for our subscribers. Our Pulitzer Prize-winning team relies squarely on the consistency and dedication of our delivery team, which ensures our readers have early access to print news that is conveniently available every single morning. 


As a Delivery Driver (referred to in the company as a “Single Copy” Driver), you will be tasked with successfully delivering newspaper products in a company-supplied van on an established route. Your customers will include a handful of retail outlets, such as schools, vending machines, hotels, and coffee shops.


Please Note: This job does not deliver to subscribers' homes; our Carriers are responsible for delivery to individual homes and residences.


Schedule: The standard Delivery Driver shift is 12:00am (midnight) to 9:00am. This role requires employees to regularly work nights and weekends, in addition to some holidays. Shifts range from Monday to Sunday. Hours range from 20 to 30 depending on schedule.



  • Must have clean driving record over the last three years, with no at-fault accidents. Must be able/willing to provide driving abstract.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age. Only candidates who are 21 or older will be considered. 
  • High school diploma (or equivalent).
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license.
  • Strong math skills (tested at time of interview).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and vendors.
  • Able to lift, load, and unload 30-pound newspaper bundles.


Compensation: The salary range for this position is $19.97 to $20.58 per hour. New hires typically start at $19.97 per hour.  



  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Optional life and AD&D insurance and long-term care insurance
  • 401(k) plan and an employer contribution to a pension plan administered by the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust
  • 10 days of annual vacation accrual, increasing with tenure up to 20 days
  • 10 days of annual sick time accrual; unused sick pay accrues to an extended illness bank
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Complimentary Seattle Times subscription
  • Wellness program
  • Parental leave options


Please Note: This role requires a pre-employment drug screen for controlled substances (excluding cannabis) and a background check. This is a union position and requires ongoing union dues each month.


Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.9 million. At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

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