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Dock Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Dock Worker’s primary goal is to ensure the customer is always serviced by providing effecient and safe, claim-free handling of freight when loading, unloading, sorting and handling by hand and/or using material handling equipment such as forklifts, carts, etc. Correctly complete all required paperwork.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to understand and complete forms necessary to the movement of freight in the industry; for example, road manifests, freight bills, hazardous material labels, etc.
  • Must have a working knowledge of or the ability to aquire knowledge of the procedures necessary to perform all aspects of freight handling in a safe and effecient manner, including properly planning and loading trailers. Experience in forklift operation preferred.
  • Must participate in random drug testing of all non-DOT employees.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a post offer physical agility test, specifically designed for the tasks associated with the position. The physical demands for this position are “Heavy”, as defined by: exerting 50 to 100lb of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 lb of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 lb of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for medium work.

WHY WARD? Excellent pay and benefits package - safety conscious work environment - team atmoshpere - varied start times and shift hours for casual dockworkers - promotions from within for qualified candidates - stable company (over 85 years in business)

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