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Fedex Ground Package Handler- Switcher FT in Shawnee, Kansas

Auto req ID: 299374BR

Position Type: Full time

Employee Type: Non-Exempt

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

This is a hostler/switcher position at the Lenexa FedEx hub.

Full-Time

Afternoons and Evening hours - some weekends

Address: 8000 Cole Parkway

City: Shawnee

State: Kansas

Zip Code: 66227

Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P641/Lenexa Hub

EEO Statement

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

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