Package Handler Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Package Handler

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

Job Location: [Insert location]

Job Summary:

The Package Handler will be responsible for processing and handling packages in a timely and efficient manner. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability to lift heavy packages.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sort and organize packages based on destination
  • Load and unload packages onto delivery trucks
  • Scan and track packages using company software
  • Ensure packages are properly labeled and packaged
  • Communicate with delivery drivers and other team members
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift packages up to 50 pounds
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities

About [Company Name]:

[Company Name] is a leading provider of [insert industry] services. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service and support, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team. As a Package Handler, you will play a critical role in ensuring our customers receive their packages on time and in excellent condition.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Package Handler

What is the best way to find and hire a Package Handler near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Package Handler applicants. Employers posting their Package Handler job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Package Handler applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Package Handler are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 3 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Package Handler positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Package Handler role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Package Handler job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Package Handlers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 191% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Package Handler applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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