Auto req ID: 153272BR
Job Summary FedEx Ground specializes in cost-effective small package shipping, offering dependable business-to-business delivery and convenient residential service. Our network safely and efficiently moves millions of packages each day utilizing some of the best technology in the industry.
FedEx Ground Package Handlers load and unload sorted packages in a fast-paced environment and ensure that FedEx Ground continues to deliver packages to its customers on time and with care.
FedEx Ground facilities typically have multiple sorts operating daily in each location. During the sort, Package Handlers are responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner. Package Handlers (PHs) may be assigned to or rotate through various areas and positions such as Loader, Unloader, Palletizer, Scan Weigh and Key (SWAK), Quality Assurance (QA), Facer, Switcher, etc.
Individuals who are interested in being considered for a Package Handler position are required to watch a virtual job preview before completing an employment application process. The virtual job preview, will provide a realistic preview of the Package Handler job.
Daily activities include assisting with warehouse operations and performing entry level warehouse and dock-related tasks, loading and unloading trucks, shipping and receiving, moving, handling and tracking packages and other material and assisting with transportation and distribution operations.
Package Handlers at FedEx Ground
-Are eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits as well as vacation and holiday pay, after completion of an eligibility period
-Are eligible for pay increases within the first six months of employment
-Have career advancement opportunities in our "promote from within" environment
-May participate in the company's tuition assistance program
-Must be at least 18 years of age
Essential Functions of the Package Handler position
•Utilizes "hand-to-surface" methods for all package handling.
•Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, pallets, conveyor system carts and load gratings.
•Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages on a continuous and repetitive basis for approximate shifts of two to four hours.
•Determines the appropriate conveyor system by scanning packages, reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly.
•Performs other duties as assigned
•No experience required
Required Skills and Abilities
•Ability to understand and follow instruction regarding work duties and safety methods.
•Ability to discern numbers and information in order to sort packages correctly.
•Ability to use basic tools and equipment such as skate wheel rollers, dock carts, hand-held scanners, chutes and unloading devices.
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.
•PHs operating switching equipment must have a valid driver's license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file.
Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the subsequent application process.
Address: 510 Industrial Drive
Zip Code: 17339
Domicile Location: P170
Additional Location Information: Seasonal Rates through 12/31:
Afternoon/Evening - up to $16.00
Midnight/Early Morning - up to $16.50
Shifts offered include:
Afternoon: Mon-Fri starting as early as 10:30am
Evening: Mon-Fri starting as early as 5:00pm
Overnight: Mon-Fri starting as early as 10:00pm
Early Morning: Tues-Sat starting as early as 3:30am
Shifts last from 2 to 5 hours in duration.
Sundays may be required.
EEO Statement FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce
A little about us:
FedEx Ground specializes in cost-effective, small-package ground shipping, offering dependable business-to-business delivery and residential services.