What does a Package Handler IV do?

A package handler is responsible for loading and unloading packages within a warehouse or from delivery vehicles. This position requires the moving, lifting, pushing, pulling, scanning and placing of packages, boxes and other freight goods safely and efficiently following the company's policies and guidelines. Career advancements include supervisory and managerial roles with a potential need for a bachelor's degree being obtained.

Although there is no educational requirement to be a package handler, good oral and written communication skills are a must with a high school diploma preferred. To meet maximum efficiency, the ideal candidate will be self-driven and motivated in providing high performance while adhering to company standards. Due to the nature of the work, there is a physical demand to lift and move heavy weights.

What responsibilities are common for Package Handler IV jobs?
  • Load and unload packages from delivery vehicles
  • Lift and move heavy weights between destinations
  • Carry out work in accordance with company policies and guidelines
  • Sort cargo according to instructions provided as required
  • Work quickly and efficiently while adhering to safety standards
  • Process workload with minimal supervision
  • Ensure packages are not damaged throughout the process
  • Communicate effectively with relevant personnel to carry out tasks
What are the typical qualifications for Package Handler IV jobs?
  • Proven experience as a package handler is preferred
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Hardworking and diligent to produce results
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Diligent in following instructions clearly
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision
  • Physical ability to lift heavy weights of up to 100lbs
  • Able to work flexible hours including night shifts as required
  • Able to stand and walk around for long hours at a time
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Avg. Experience8+ years

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Graphic Packaging InternationalGraphic Packaging International
Picking And Packing
3 Aug 2021

“Good pay good job really recommend it especially if you have no kids and want to dedicate yourself to working”

FedEx GroundFedEx Ground
Ground Package Handler
13 Dec 2021

“FedEx was not prepared and didn't do much to address safety issues that were present every single day.”

UPSUPS
Part Time Package Handler
30 Jan 2021

“Job is fun; Helps make you stronger; employees are great to work with.”

FedEx GroundFedEx Ground
Part Time Package Handler
15 Mar 2022

“During peak season the work schedule is intense but the bonuses and overtime make for really good checks.”

Sainsbury’sSainsbury’s
Picking and Packing/Inspecting Special Orders/Box Orders
11 Sept 2022

“Well to the best of my knowledge the company is well organized and the pay is fair...”

UPSUPS
Part Time Package Handler
9 Dec 2020

“It was good pay for someone in college and it was nice to get the work out of the way in the morning.”

UPSUPS
Package Handler
18 Jan 2022

“not that many cons if you need a job as part time great way to make some extra cash”

UPSUPS
Package Handler
1 Dec 2021

“pay isn't great at 1st but once you work 2 years you will get top rate 27$/hr”

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