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.
The primary responsibility of the Parcel Assistant is to move packages throughout the facility. Incumbent will be required to safely perform assigned tasks while meeting predetermined standards. In this flexible position, the incumbent will rotate into several areas to perform tasks including loading, unloading, palletizing, scanning, quality assurance assessment, moving items with a forklift and operating a switcher as assigned by Dock Manager or Lead Parcel Sorter.
Individuals who are interested in being considered for a Parcel Assistant position are required to attend watch a virtual job preview video before completing an employment application. During the video, interested individuals will have the opportunity to view an actual sort in operation and obtain a realistic preview of the Parcel Assistant 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.
Parcel Assistants 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 companys tuition assistance program
Must be at least 18 years of age
Unload and load trucks by hand
Induct parcels onto sorter by size
Lift, push, and stack parcels
Wrap, label, and move skids
Process packages and create mailing containers
Sort packages to correct location according to label, load chart or scanner
Perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR LICENSURE
At least 18 years of age
Effective communication skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to regularly lift, carry, push and pull packages up to 70 pounds in weight
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds consecutively
Ability to read labels and charts
Ability to verify and distinguish numbers
Ability to memorize and carry out instructions
Ability to work rapidly for long periods of time
Ability to scan labels using a handheld device
Ability to apply plastic wrap around palletized packages from floor level up to 77 inches
Ability to apply new learning
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Basic tools and equipment used to perform tasks:
Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the subsequent application process.
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce