FEDEX GROUND Package Handler in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

FedEx is now hiring. 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. Package Handlers (PHs) may be assigned to or rotate through various areas and positions such as Loader, Unloader, Scan Weigh and Key (SWAK), Quality Assurance (QA), Facer, Switcher, etc.Compensation and Benefits:Essential Functions: loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, 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 reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly Counts, weighs and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheetRequired Skills, Abilities and/or LicensureAbility 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.A valid driver's license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file Minimum Experience: None Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Results are not provided to IowaWORKS.