How to become a Package Handler

To work as a package handler, you must:

  1. Have at least a high school diploma.
  2. Possess a valid driver's license.
  3. Have an excellent driving record.
  4. Be physically fit and have the ability to lift heavy loads.
  5. Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. Have the right knowledge and the ability to use the various manual and automated machines..
  7. Have the ability to follow instructions as given by supervisors.
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What skills help Package Handlers find jobs?

  • Warehouse Experience
  • Load & Unload
  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Packaging
  • Human Resources
  • Forklift
  • Ruby
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Delivery Driver Experience
  • RF Scanner
  • Lift Truck Experience
  • Basic Math
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Career progression for Package Handler

Education levels for Package Handlers

Based on the requirements of Package Handler job openings on Indeed in the United States within the last three years.

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Expected salary by experience

Based on resume data from Indeed users who reported working as a Package Handler in the United States within the last three years.

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Common qualifications for Package Handlers

  • Forklift Certification
  • Driver's License
  • Class D Security
  • COTA
  • CDL
  • CDL A
  • Class D
  • CDL B
  • TWIC Card
  • ServSafe
  • CPR Certification
  • Guard Card
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