Details for The Montrose Daily Press, the leader in local news in


The Montrose Daily Press, the leader in local news in the Uncompahgre Valley since 1882, has immediate openings for NEWSPAPER CARRIERS. All you need is:

  • A Reliable Vehicle
  • Current Driver's License
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Social Security Card

Applicants must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Available from 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Tuesday - Friday, and 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • Reliable & punctual
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Have a good understanding of the roads in Montrose and be good with directions

Applicants are preferred, but not required to have:

  • A vehicle with AWD or 4WD
  • A smartphone with texting capabilities
  • A backup vehicle in case of car emergency

This is a fast-paced, easy job with steady income! You don't need experience, we provide paid training! The position is as an Independent Contractor. Each night, newspapers are ready for pickup around 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. at our printing facility just north of Montrose. Papers are folded, put into plastic bags or rubber banded, and then delivered. Simple as that! This position is 6 days a week, Tuesday - Sunday morning. Most routes take 3 - 5 hours to complete, and we will provide you with the addresses to deliver to and the best way to make the deliveries. You'll drive around your Area of Primary Responsibility (APR) and just throw papers into driveways or deliver them to their porches in some cases. When you're done, you just go home. No clocking in or out, no mandatory meetings, no waiting for the clock to slowly make its way to 5 o'clock. Every route has its pay determined by the mileage and time to complete the route, so we ensure you get paid the right amount. Most routes make between $700 and $900, but some routes are smaller or bigger than average. Please submit your resume to or come into 3684 N. Townsend Ave. to fill out an application. Job Type: Contract - Salary: $1,000 to $1,100 /month


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