Georgia Employer PACKAGE HANDLER- SWITCHER CDL FT in Ellenwood, Georgia

Auto req ID: 178679BR Position Type: Full Time Employee Type: Nonexempt 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. NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Education None 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. * Commercial Driver's License (CDL - Class A) to operate in interstate commerce is required. * 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. % of Travel for the Position: N/A Address: 4665 South Park Boulevard City: Ellenwood State: Georgia Zip Code: 30294 Search Engine Description: Courier/Tractor-Trailer Driver Domicile Location: P303 EEO Statement FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce