Operations Associate

| Greater LA Area

Postmates X 

At Postmates X, we’re reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It’s designed to take deliveries away from congested streets and onto underutilized alleys and sidewalks, to save energy, reduce emissions, reduce traffic, and make deliveries faster and cheaper. Why move two-pound burritos with two-ton cars?

WHO ARE WE?

We are tech industry veterans in software, hardware, operations and design who are pooling our individual talents together to build a legacy. Our team is inclusive, agile, and driven by a common purpose. We are solving real-world problems with machine learning, computer vision, and robotics, with an eye toward the end-user experience.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

In this role you will be looked upon to provide the operational, on the ground assistance to facilitate the day-to-day business of delivery with a rover. You will be remote piloting rovers using cutting edge technology as well as providing on-the-ground support. We are looking for people that are comfortable being generalists and learning new things. Everything from facility operations, working with merchants, communication with the public about our initiatives when needed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proactive self-starter who seeks out ways to contribute ideas and add value to a team
  • Proven communication skills both verbal, in-person and written
    • Capable of articulating new concept and ideas to people
    • Capable of managing stressful situations with an understanding on how to de-escalate these type of situations
    • Comfortable being the public face of our projects and partners projects
  • Capable of clearly following direction and established processes
  • Capable of problem solving and working in undefined circumstance
  • Able to work different shifts including early AM, nights, and weekends
  • Capable of lifting objects up to 75 lbs in weight
  • Capable of spending multiple hours on your feet and walking several miles per day
  • Capable of working quickly with computer software
  • Wants to contribute to something bigger than yourself
  • Possess a valid US driver's license with at least 3 years of driving experience

BONUS POINTS

  • Military, Police or Firefighting background (honorable discharge or retirement only)
  • Prior Secret Level Clearance
  • Mechanical training or background
  • Enjoys playing video games

Salary

  • $18/hr - $20/hr

Schedule

  • Candidates must have the ability to work Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • 40 hours per week
A bit about us
Postmates is changing delivery for good. While you may know us as the clever brand loved by celebrities and millennials, we are so much more. We are industry-first leaders in the modern logistics space, creating groundbreaking tech products that positively impact millions of customers, merchants and gig-economy workers as well as the underserved in the communities where we work. How will you help us change delivery for good?
 
Benefits
Postmates has your back. In our impact-first work environment, we value huge company vision. As you strive to build the future with us, we’ll support you with a competitive rates and equity plan, along with access to our 401k plan and robust benefits including: health benefits, flexible paid time off, parental benefits, and food perks.
 
Postmates is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants at Postmates are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
 
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Location

0.2 mile walk from downtown Santa Monica Expo Line stop (direct transit from downtown LA), 0.5 mile walk to beach, close to 3rd St Promenade shopping.