Part-time Package Handler

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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 may be assigned to or rotate through various areas and positions such as Loader, Unloader and Quality Assurance.
Individuals who are interested in being considered for a Part-time Package Handler position are required to attend a sort observation before completing an employment application. During the sort observation, interested individuals will have the opportunity to view an actual sort in operation and obtain a realistic preview of the Package Handler job.
Individuals may register for a sort observation on a first-come, first-served basis by visiting:
Essential Functions Essential Functions
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 Requirements
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must not be enrolled in high school
Must be able to pass a drug test, where applicable
Minimum Education
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
Compensation and Benefits:
Three pay increases within the first six months of employment
Tuition assistance
Healthcare benefits, vacation and holiday pay after completion of eligibility period
Career advancement opportunities
Job ID: 1550BR
Job Title: Part-time Package Handler
Location: CT-Stamford
Job Family: FedEx Ground
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Job Category: Handler

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