Freight Handler Part-Time

at FedEx Freight, Inc. in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Company: FedEx Freight

Job Title: Freight Handler Part-Time

Job Requisition Number: RC435654


Time Type: Part Time


3903 Wheeler Ave

Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901-6648


Starting Rate of Pay:$16.36

Work Hours:

*Shift Start Time (Freight Handler or SC Support job titles only): 0400 pm

*Shift End Time (Freight Handler or SC Support job titles only): 0900pm



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



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.



* 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



* 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 veterans.

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.

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Job Posting: 3086734

Posted On: Oct 12, 2021

Updated On: Nov 11, 2021