Are you a sportive, fast cyclist and do you prefer to work outside? A job as professional bike courier may fit you! Package delivery by bike is smart: bike couriers are fast, environmentally friendly and agile in city traffic. Delivery cars and vans move slowly through the city, but bike couriers reach their destination in a flash. They do not pollute the city and always find a parking spot in front of the door.
Cycloon Post & Fietskoeriers is the social and sustainable alternative in the field of mail, parcels and logistics. We are one of the largest social enterprises in The Netherlands and the largest bike courier company in Europe, with 31 postal and bike courier locations throughout the country. In 2016 we started the Dutch nationwide parcel service Fietskoeriers.nl, in cooperation with 18 other bike courier companies.
Our method is successful. We have grown rapidly in recent years, more and more Dutch towns and cities are introduced to Cycloon and Fietskoeriers.nl. And we stay ambitious. We want to keep growing in the coming years because we believe that together we can bicycle the world a better place. To realize that ambition, we are looking for enthusiastic and sportive colleagues for the job of:
(hours in agreement)
Your job as a bike courier
Rain or shine, you are happy to get on your bike to deliver mail and packages quickly, efficiently and professionally to our customers in the city. You are a bicycling business card for our company, you deliver each package with a smile and you are a gentleman (or lady) in traffic. You deliver to companies as well as private individuals, on daily planned routes. Sometimes a rush order needs immediate attention. That is why you constantly stay in touch with the planner, he needs to know your whereabouts. You love the challenge of delivering your freight as quickly and efficiently as possible, in a team with colleague bike couriers.
What do we expect from our new colleague?
- You cycle fast, efficiently and safely from A to B.
- You have a healthy dose of energy and an excellent condition.
- You live in Amsterdam and know the city inside out.
- Your attitude is proactive, customer-friendly and service-oriented.
- An organized and accurate way of working, even under (time) pressure.
- You think in terms of solutions and possibilities and take responsibility for your actions.
- You enjoy operating in a team and communicate timely, friendly and clearly.
What do you get in return?
- A peloton of sportive, enthusiastic colleagues in a social and sustainable (and friendly) company.
- You combine fun work with a sportive workout.
- You receive a salary well above minimum wage.
- You receive a bonus if you ride after 21:00.
- Professional gear! You ride the best (cargo) bikes in the world and get good quality clothing, shoes and a helmet on loan.
- Good working conditions such as a vacation allowance and insurances.
A short impression of what it's like to be a bike courier at Cycloon:
Can’t wait to start?
Tell us why you whould like to work as a bike courier at Cycloon in the application form below.
Do you have any questions about this job? Tom Kootstra is happy to answer them. You can reach him by calling 085 27 33 273.
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