Package Handler Job Description

Package handlers, also known as package clerks or packagers, are generally responsible for loading and unloading packages, ensuring that they are loaded properly, and ensuring that the correct customer is billed correctly for shipments.

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Updated on:     
October 24, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Package Handler to load and unload packages onto or from delivery vehicles, sort packages, and provide customer service.

Package Handler Duties:

  • Collect, label, and sort packages for delivery to customers
  • Move packages between distribution centers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Package Handler Responsibilities:

  • Oversee operation of the package handling area, including sorting and routing packages, and maintaining records
  • Oversee the loading and unloading of incoming and outgoing shipments, including obtaining necessary permits, verifying compliance, and arranging for shipment with carriers
  • Track packages throughout shipping process, including verifying shipment status, determining delivery method and destination, and obtaining signatures for delivery
  • Perform other duties as assigned, such as training new employees, ensuring facility equipment and maintenance is up to date, and completing other tasks

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Experience with outbound package shipping/receiving operations
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong working knowledge of automated systems, including Point-of-Sale systems
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe

We at [Company Name] believe that diversity is key. We are committed to building a team that is inclusive of people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages. We encourage applications from everyone, including veterans and individuals with different backgrounds and experiences.