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FedEx Freight Freight Handler Part-Time in Hurlock, Maryland

Job DescriptionFREIGHT HANDLERPT (FedEx)iTransport freight across dock area to/from trailers for loading to trailers.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESPerform freight handling using appropriateimotorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to forklift, pallet jack, and hand truckVerify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using the current electronic or manual systemSecure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessaryVerify and complete required documentation and reportsAssist customers with freight and freight documentation as neededPerform hosting duties if requiredComply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/proceduresPerform other duties as requiredDisclaimer: 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.QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalent, preferredMust be at least 18 years of agePrior experience in warehousing, freight handling and/or forklift operations preferredIf hostler/yard mule duties required, experience preferredAbility to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculatorBasic written and verbal communication skillsAbility 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 moreAbility to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shiftAbility to work independently and/or as a team memberPrevious dock/warehouse experience preferredWORKING CONDITIONSDock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noiseHours may vary due to operational needFrequent contact with service center personnel; fast-paced, deadline oriented