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Freight Handler Part-Time

Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

**Starting Rate of Pay: \$22.65 Work Hours: M-F 5:00pm-10:00pm** **M-F
10:00pm-3:00am** **Tu-Sa 5:00am-9:00am**


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

**ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:** 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.

**QUALIFICATIONS:** \* 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

**WORKING CONDITIONS:** \* Dock environment; exposure to varied weather
conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noise \* Hours may vary due to
operational need \* Frequent contact with service center personnel;
fast-paced, deadline oriented

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and

If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a
position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at

FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee
or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the
compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or
applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a
formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation,
proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by
the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor\'s legal duty to
furnish information.

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and
protected veteran.

Keywords: FEDEX FREIGHT INC, Des Moines , Freight Handler Part-Time, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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