Driver (seasonal, full time, midday)

42-11 9th St, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA Req #11817
Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Is this you? 

  • You are teachable, eager to learn new things, and enjoy driving around the city 
  • You take pride in a job well done 
  • You are dependable and exhibit a strong work ethic 

If so, we have your next job opportunity! 

Motivate is looking for full-time seasonal Drivers to operate vehicles to transport bicycles and replace batteries for New York’s bikeshare system on the midday shift of 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday - Wednesday at our Long Island City location. 

About the Role 

  • Drive a company vehicle throughout the bike share system to switch out batteries, bringing the depleted batteries to the depot to be recharged, following your assigned route 
  • Drive a company vehicle for the purpose of moving bikes within the network of bike stations 
  • Load and unload materials, bicycles, and batteries from vehicles 
  • Perform pre/post trip inspections for every vehicle trip, report vehicle issues to management, and clean vehicle as necessary 
  • Follow safe work practices and adhere to all workplace policies 
  • Communicate with dispatch/management throughout shift 

About You 

  • You have a valid Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record 
  • You are comfortable using a smart phone with apps
  • You are comfortable driving, stopping, and working in busy, urban outdoor environments 
  • You are dependable and follow an assigned schedule 
  • You follow instructions, ask questions, and request feedback to improve performance 
  • You can lift to 75 pounds; stoop, bend, kneel, or stand for long periods of time 

About Motivate

We are the premier micromobility service operations and infrastructure experts, delivering bikeshare operations management services to many of the nation’s largest cities. With decades of agile and scalable fleet development experience, we ensure optimal system performance and the highest level of customer satisfaction available. 

Motivate is led by a group of seasoned operational experts, creative leaders, and sustainability-minded teams. At Motivate, exceptional service is our North Star. We take pride in working together to keep communities moving and connected to the work, the play, the people, and the places they love most. 

Why Join Our Team 

As a Motivate employee, you are a key member of our team responsible for the efficient delivery and performance of bikeshare system operations and support services. We’re always looking for new people who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves to be successful, whether out in the field or working in one of our depot or office locations, to make a difference in our communities. 

Transforming cities is more than just changing the way we travel and commute throughout the metropolitan area. At Motivate, we strive to support the communities we operate in by providing employment to those who need it most. We care about your passion, character, and determination to work hard more than your past. 

We are seeking dependable, hardworking, team-oriented employees who want to build a career with Motivate and impact the cities in which we live and work. We’re looking for candidates who are professional, personable and take pride in their work. Do you thrive off teamwork, a great place to work, and the feeling of a job well done? If so, we’d love to hear from you. 

Interested? Apply now!

The above description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the role. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities to accomplish Motivate's mission. 

Motivate LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status under applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law, as well as individuals who need an accommodation because of pregnancy or their sincerely held religious beliefs. If you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the application process or performance of your job, please contact the People Team or the hiring manager.

Please be advised that this position is part of a bargaining unit where the terms and conditions of employment are governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Hiring Rate $21.75
Location on Google Maps
  • 42-11 9th St, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA