We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Local Courier joining our team to support our customer activities at McLean, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Local Courier, you will be trusted to work independently and deliver agile solutions. In this role, a typical day will include:
Maintaining good communication with the team
Pace of work will vary day to day depending on requirements
Provide daily courier service between the mail rooms and to/from other government agencies (OGAs) located within Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (WMA)
Couriers will drive-in all-weather conditions
Operate independently with minimal supervision as singletons or in 2-person teams, dependent upon item sensitivity and volume being transported
Couriers drive vehicles ranging from SUVs, mini-vans, cargo vans, and box/straight trucks with 20-to-24-foot cargo beds
Courier routes typically range between 3 to 15 stops per day
Courier schedule is from 9:00am to 5:30pm, with occasional after-hour courier requirements
Courier must participate in weekly rotational on-call duties
Duties include ensuring safe and secure transport of documents and/or materials, entering information and processing accountings into various databases and completing other job-related duties
Duties generally consist of processing documents and/or materials and readies them for distribution; receives and sorts materials according to correct office/organization for daily delivery; packages and properly marks materials prior to transport and delivery; ensures safe and secure transport of documents/materials within sponsor and OGAs throughout the WMA; distributes materials; collects authorized signature from addressee upon delivery; organizes daily runs to ensure expeditious, efficient and timely deliveries; anticipating and planning for alternative routes; ensures sponsor security regulations are followed at all times; completes entries into and monitors a tracking database for daily activities; scans all material into the document control system to ensure accountability; scans signed receipts upon return to ensure accountability transfer and delivery verification; receives requests for deliveries via phone calls, electronic mail, or in-person requests; communicates with other couriers regarding status of deliveries and any changes to routes; modifies schedule as new requests for courier services are received; performs other duties of the office as assigned
Couriers occasionally use airline travel and rental cars to pick up and/or deliver small size materials at locations within the continental US. Trips outside the WMA are typically less than ten (10) times in one year, with durations of same day out/same day back, or one day out and next day back
Couriers must seek to develop and maintain positive rapport with co-workers, customers and managers
2 years of experience
Candidate should have the ability to move material and/or upload/download trucks by hand or by using material handling equipment (ie. forklifts or pallet jacks)
Candidate must be able to lift things weighing up to 70 lbs
Work includes physical requirements such as lifting courier bags, briefcases, and boxes of material, and moving the larger/heavier material via handcarts as necessary
Couriers must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license
Couriers must be willing to work additional hours, as required, to meet weekly sponsor courier requirements that may take place before or after core hours
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
401K with company match
Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
Diverse, highly collaborative teams
A culture of mobility to foster your career growth goals
Education and training opportunities
Supporting a mission that is important to leverage technology and deliver agile solutions while working in a team-oriented environment
About Our Work
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.