Become a Lincoln Journal Star carrier

What does being a Lincoln Journal Star carrier have to offer you?

  • Additional income for school, entertainment, clothing, vacations, gifts, household expenses, etc.
  • Convenient working hours (allowing you to attend school, maintain another job, participate in after school activities, have the remainder of your daytime hours free)
  • Personal development of service, sales and bookkeeping skills
  • Work independently and build a quality business reputation
  • Improved physical/emotional health through exercise, particularly on a foot route

What are some of the qualities that the Lincoln Journal Star looks for in a prospective carrier?

  • Lincoln Journal Star carriers are independent contractors & must be at least 12 years old to be a carrier.
  • Service oriented to provide a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Prefer early morning hours
  • Committed to 7 days a week
  • Have a support system (family, friends, etc.) to assist as a substitute when needed
  • Good organizational skills
  • Sales oriented - ability to communicate well with existing customers and to approach potential customers
  • Eager to obtain additional customers on his or her route
  • Able to maintain a bookkeeping system to track payment of subscriptions
  • Able to communicate with existing customers to discuss collections of subscription fees

Information about you

Route number or area in which you are interested:
I am interested in: A Foot Route     A Motor Route
Street Address:
Home Phone:
E-mail Address:
Are you over age 12? Yes      No
If under 18 years old, parents' or guardians' names:

Your Employment Experience

(present or most recent position)
Employer's Address:
Employer's Phone:
Dates Employed:
Job Title:
Work Performed:
Reason for Leaving:

Please answer these questions

List examples of prior work activities where you worked independently

Please describe your definition of quality customer service.

Please state any additional information you feel may be helpful to us in considering your application.

Would you be willing to drive to a route? Yes      No
What is the make, model, and year of the car you drive:
Do you have a valid driver's license? Yes     No
If yes, are there any restrictions on your license? Yes     No

If you have any restrictions on your license, please list them here

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