Freight Handler Part-Time

Kansas City, KS

Job status
Part time
Vision Insurance, Paid personal time, Paid Tuition Reimbursement, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K / Retirement plan
$16.51 – Hourly
Job description
FedEx Freight is currently hiring individuals for our Freight Handler position at both our Kansas City facility as well as our Edwardsville facility. These are part time positions perfect for students and individuals that need flexibility in their schedule.

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

Starting pay is $16.51 per hour to start.

Top pay after 12 months $19.76 per hour.

We also offer great benefits such as Stock purchase plans, Shipping Discounts.

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. Perform hostling duties if required
8. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
9. 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.

If hired, employment in this position will be on an at-will basis, which means employment may end at any time with or without cause.

This advertisement does not guarantee the stated wage; FedEx Freight reserves the right to adjust it's pay rates at any time.

We are an EOE employer
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