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Cargo Handler

Cargo Handler

Lynden International
Regular Part-Time < 30
FLSA Status 

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Intermediate cartage operations position performing all aspects of cargo operations. This is a part-time position of less than 30 hours per week. 




  • Verifies piece count and signs off documents; checks in inbound/outbound freight and labels freight.
  • Dimensionalizes freight; weighs and reweighs freight.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Reads inbound board to determine when consoles should be recovered from airlines; loads and unloads containers or pallets; performs OS&D manifests.
  • Works within the protocol of Lynden Air Freight’s requirements for cargo handling as well as with other companies where co-located, including aircraft.
  • Using computer inputs entries for freight movement. Data Entry, Data Processing.
  • Be able to run receiving desk (Receive freight, enter re-weigh and dimensional information into skeleton entry and generate labels for staging cargo), and process shipments through cross-dock program efficiently. 
  • Documents damage using company guidelines.
  • Follows Hazmat protocol when working with shipments. 
  • Works with internal customers in providing solutions in keeping with company policies and procedures.
  • Building airplane skid loads to required specifications.
  • Proficient at building scheduled service loads for ocean containers and scanning of all shipments.
  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, following all safety policies and procedures.
  • May be assigned special projects and other duties.
  • Works with forklifts, pallet jacks and other warehouse equipment.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.



High school education or equivalent and minimum 3-5 year’s work experience.  Driving forklifts and using pallet jack and other dock equipment as required.

  1. Verifying freight received against shipping manifests, including determining dimensions. 
  2. Writing dimensions on air waybills legibly
  3. Lifting and moving of freight on a continuous  basis, up to 50 pounds on a consistent basis.
  4. Must be able to pass and maintain Security Threat Assessment under TSA regulations
  5. Intermediate use of MS Office products a plus


Environmental conditions affect truck and forklift driving.