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Freight Handler Part-Time

Tupelo, Mississippi

Job Description

Requisition ID: 25892-299391
Job ID: 425134BR
Address Line 1: 2775 South President Street Ext
City: Tupelo
State: Mississippi
Zip Code: 38801
Position Status: Part-Time
Grade: DKP
Work Hours: PM

Job Description


Transport freight across dock area to/from trailers for loading to trailers.

1. Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
2. Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system
3. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)
4. Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary
5. Verify and complete required documentation and reports
6. Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed
7. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
8. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

High school diploma or equivalent, preferred
Must be at least 18 years of age
Prior experience in warehousing, freight handling and/or fork lift operations preferred
If hostler/yard mule duties required, experience preferred
Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
Basic written and verbal communication skills
Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds, and to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more
Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift
Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
Previous dock/warehouse experience preferred

Dock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noise
Hours may vary due to operational need
Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-paced, deadline oriented

Division Category: Handler/Dockworker
Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.