Material Handler

Worldwide Flight Services   Chicago, IL   Part-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on January 21, 2023
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Material Handler  - $22.30/hour working 20 hours/week only

Working at O'Hare International Airport

Afternoon and Overnight Shifts Available - 05:00 pm - 10:00 pm and 12:00 am - 5:00 am

Load and unload postal bulk mail carts and containers (UPS).  Safe handling and operation of postal bulk mail carts (APC/BMC/OTR, etc.).  Build-up and break-down of mail and freight, as applicable.  Safe handling and transfer of mail and freight, as applicable.  Verify and scan mail and freight, as applicable.  Safe operation of all Ground Support Equipment (GSE), as trained and certified.  Maintain a neat, clean and organized warehouse and work area.  Clean GSE, ramp, warehouse, bathrooms, office areas and customer areas, as directed.  Comply with WFS site security procedures for assigned warehouse and other operations.  Remain cognizant of WFS staff, security contractors, and visitors’ activities and report security breaches, suspicious occurrences, or non-compliance with the site security plan to managers or via the WFS whistleblower program.

Required Skills

*Adhere to all airport and facility regulations regarding proper security and identification procedures, including correct escort responsibilities and challenge procedures.

*Comply with all safety regulations, methods, and procedures required by WFS, USPS, airport, and all applicable government agencies

*Advice Supervisor immediately regarding any hazardous materials (HAZ-MAT) cargo and/or any irregularities (e.g., spills, damaged items, pilferage, etc.).

*Compliance with WFS policy for reporting injuries, incidents, damage, and theft:

  • Report ALL injuries, incidents, damage, and/or theft immediately to the Supervisor.

*Ability to lift 70 lbs.  No exceptions.

Required Experience

Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Computer familiarity necessary.  Demonstrates qualities of initiative.  Must be able to lift 50 to 70 pounds (31.9kg). Ability to work weekends (ie. Friday, Saturday, Sunday), holidays, and days off.  Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.  May be necessary to speak other language(s), in addition to English, depending on customer contract. Must be able to maintain airport authority access, and be able to work scheduled shifts. Must be able to follow direction and work safely. May be necessary to be able to speak other languages depending on contract.  If CDL is required, then the position is subject to random Department of Transportation (DOT) drug testing.

Must have completed enrollment in Selective Service for the military and be willing to be finger printed.

This role is part time of with 14-20 hours a week – either 12:00 am – 5:00 am, 02:00 am - 07:00 am or 05:00 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday - Friday

Worldwide Flight Services

O'Hare International Airport
Chicago , IL