Package Handler- Switcher PT

Auto req ID: 319498BR
Position Type: Part 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


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

2 Part Time Package Handler Switcher position available. Schedule A will work on the Afternoon sort. Schedule B will be on the evening sort. Hours will support these two shifts and schedule days for both Friday - Monday.

Earn (Up to $25.50/hour*) to start

$3 or $4 FT pay enhancement 10/3/21- 11/27/21
$3 AM (10PM-10AM) pay enhancement 10/3/21-11/27/21
$2 weekend differential 10pm Fri-10am Mon 10/8/21-11/29/21

Additional $1.00/hour more for Full Time employees.

Attendance - Weekly Hours Worked Bonus Program
Part Time work 25+ hours get a $75.00 weekly bonus.
Full Time work 40+ hours get a $150.00 weekly bonus.
Sunday August 29th - Saturday January 15th, 2022.

Referral Program (Applications submitted: Sunday, October 3rd - Saturday, December 18th) $300 per referral that completes 30 days.

A resume is required to be upload for this position.
Address: 205 Della Court
City: Carol Stream
State: Illinois
Zip Code: 60188
Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P601/Carol Stream Colocation

EEO Statement

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