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Material Handler - USPS 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

To provide safe and efficient operation of equipment used for the movement of packages/documents/heavyweight, dangerous goods and ULDS (Unit Load Device System). To assist in the buildup/breakdown of pallets containing heavyweight freight. Serve as liaison between company and ULD repair vendor, as required.




Operates mechanized ramp equipment, a majority of total time worked.

Meets aircraft and transports packages and freight to sort and heavyweight areas. Assists in ensuring aircraft, vehicles and containers are loaded/unloaded in a safe and efficient manner including dangerous goods, in accordance with proper packaging and freight handling techniques.

Ensures the safe, efficient buildup/breakdown of pallets. Ensures broken down freight is properly stored, staged and protected from the elements at all times.

Properly handles packages covered by regulatory requirements, such as handling live animals and perishable goods.

Separates packages by service type and destination, in accordance with established procedures. Reviews size and weight of packages to ensure conformance with service requested. Scans packages according to prescribed phasar/cosmos procedures.

Ensures all packages which cannot be sorted are staged as required in the operating plan, as needed.

Assists in completing all related paperwork and manifests in an accurate and timely manner. Datacomms information to the appropriate parties, as needed.

Performs clerical functions which may require a knowledge of general business and office procedures including maintaining follow-up files, answering phones, assembling materials for reports and composing letters.

Audits belly cards, container close-outs and bills of lading.

Maintains radio communication with appropriate personnel, as required.

In ULD position: ensures container repair plan is followed daily. Performs quality checks on vendor repairs. Maintains ULD asset log in famis. Serves as liaison between company and ULD vendor.


Position Requirements


Ability to lift 75 lbs.

Ability to maneuver packages of any weight above 75 lbs. with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person.

Clerical experience including typing and/or general office administration duties preferred.

Good human relations and communication skills.

Ability to successfully complete all basic and recurrency training.

Experience dealing with the movement of heavyweight freight using forklifts, tugs and other loading/unloading equipment preferred.

The ability to communicate both timely and effectively in a noisy operations environment is required.

Since operating motorized conveyances is required in this job, employee must possess a valid driver's license (see policy 4-48).   



There are specific requirements for any employee that operates a company vehicle.  Please refer to policy 4-48 for exact job requirements. 

Fingerprinting may be required for positions that have access to the U.S. Mail and SIDA. In addition, employees applying to designated facilities requiring U.S. Postal Service clearance must have resided in the U.S. for at least 5 years prior to application date, unless the period for foreign residence was due to active duty in the U.S. uniformed military services; trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S. government (military or civilian); missionary; student attending school in a foreign country; Peace Corps participant; employee of a U.S. based employer/company or other extraordinary circumstances.  An individual who falls into one of the categories above may provide a letter of recommendation from his employer(s) and/or criminal history report, with translation from the country where he resided.  Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 seeking positions that handle or have access to the United States Postal Service (USPS) product must provide evidence of registration with the Selective Service or a Status Letter from Selective Service approving an exemption.  In addition, all applicants/employees must provide proof of citizenship or legal work status authorizing the individual to work in the United States.   If you are a non - U.S. citizen, you must  provide your Alien or Admission Number and/or Permanent Resident Card for USPS clearance to be granted.  If an applicant/employee cannot provide the above information, he/she will not be considered to work at a FedEx Express postal location.

Smoking (including electronic cigarettes) is prohibited in all FedEx Express buildings, facilities, and vehicles.



Req Number MAT-14-00249  
About the Organization Want to be a part of world's largest express-transportation company? With the right ‘can-do' attitude and skills, you can. Working for a leader and innovator means you'll be part of a team delivering fast, time-definite, reliable service to satisfy a worldwide demand. Now that's exciting.

FedEx Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (Disabled/Veterans), committed to diversifying its workforce.

FedEx Express participates in the E-Verify Program.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodations to complete a profile or to submit responses to qualifying questions may contact Cynthia Anthony at 1-866-730-1021.

Location CHEEKTOWAGA NY-142250000  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Category Handler/Dockworker  
Salary $13.35/ hr 

Local Specific None Specified 

Job Family FedEx Express 

High School Diploma No 

Preferred Language English 

Work Schedule/Shift Sunday - Thursday 6:30pm - 11:30pm 

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