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Cargo Service Specialist II

Cargo Service Specialist II

Lynden International
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status 

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Performs routine day to day warehouse operations:  Driving forklift, loading & unloading containers, weighing freight, documentation, and other physical labor associated with handling freight.




Includes the following.  May be assigned special projects and other duties.


Loads and unloads shipments into or out of containers or pallets by hand.


Load and secure shipments in or on truck.


Verifies piece count on all shipments.


For all outbound shipments, reweighs, writes dimensions on HAWBs, and attaches labels to each piece.


Responsible for keeping work area clean and filing written reports.


Predictable and consistent attendance




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school education or equivalent. 1-2 years experience.


Intermediate use of Microsoft Office.


Ability to write legibly, especially numbers, and to read and comprehend simple instructions and memos.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Must be able to lift and move cargo, frequently up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 100 lbs; frequent walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; Able to handle office and warehouse equipment and tools, or controls;  Able to communicate orally and in writing.  Wide range of vision abilities required (close vision, distance, color, & peripheral vision, and depth perception).  Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and exposed to vibrations.  Daily attendance required.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical demands of this job based on:


Driving forklifts

  1. Verifying freight received against shipping manifests
  2. Writing dimensions on air waybills


Environmental conditions affect forklift driving.