Package Handler- Switcher PT

Fedex Rockford , IL 61101

Posted 2 months ago

Auto req ID: 243811BR

Position Type: Part Time

Employee Type: Nonexempt

Job Summary

Responsible for the movement of trailers to and from the unload / load doors and throughout the yard. May also be 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.

Essential Functions

  • Performs trailer switches defined as hooking and moving a parked trailer from the yard to a load/unload door or hooking and moving a trailer from a door to the yard.

  • Communicates with management and/or central control to coordinate trailer movements in the yard.

  • Documents trailer moves using the Yard Management System (where available) or switcher cards.

  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections on switcher equipment.

  • Understands and demonstrates effective yard switching safety processes and procedures.

In addition to the above essential functions, Switchers may also be required to perform Package Handler essential functions as follows:

  • Utilizes "hand-to-surface" methods for all package handling.

  • Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, 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.

Minimum Education

None

Minimum Experience

No experience required; six (6) months of experience as a package handler or switching/CDL operator experience preferred.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

  • Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file.

  • 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.

Other Job Description Information

Part Time Switcher for Early AM shift. $17.75/hr Hours: 2:15a.m.- 9:15a.m. approximately Schedule: Sunday - Saturday.

Hours and Days to be determined upon hire. This is a Part Time position. Hours are not a guarantee - you may be asked to work more or fewer hours based on business needs.

Address: 5460 Baxter Road

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 61109

Domicile Location: P611

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

Search Engine Description: Handler/Dockworker

Warehouse & Distribution

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