Package Handler - Warehouse

at FedEx Ground

Louisville, KY

Posted on Oct. 24, 2017

Full Time

$14.00 Hourly

Hiring for the Louisville, KY

Excellent Pay and Benefits Package:

- Up to $14.00, to start
- Peak Season Hourly Pay Incentive
- Automatic pay increases at 30 days, 6 months, and 1 year
- Weekly Pay
- Full-time Opportunities
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Are eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits as well as vacation and holiday pay, after completion of an eligibility period
- Have career advancement opportunities in our “promote from within” environment

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.

Education requirements• No education required

Experience requirements• Must be at least 18 years of age
• No experience required

Qualifications• 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.

ResponsibilitiesFedEx 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.

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.

Skills• 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

Work hoursVarious Shifts Available

Apply online, by email or in person:
1. TO APPLY ONLINE: Fill out the "quick apply" form, select "apply now", then select the "employers career page" link to apply directly to the posting online. You must complete the application process entirely to be considered for the position.

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

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