How to apply for a job at FedEx Ground

How to apply for a job at FedEx Ground

Jobcase Team
Official Account
August 26, 2020

Founded in 1973, Federal Express (now abbreviated “FedEx”) is an international delivery and shipping company with many different divisions and sectors across the company. They're also known for their large workforce, with over 239,000 employees worldwide as of 2019. FedEx is also one of the largest contractors for the federal government. Here, we will focus on the hiring and selection process for FedEx Ground, a division that the guarantees day-definite delivery within the United States.

We’ll dive into tips on how best to apply and expedite your FedEx Ground application so you can hopefully join an innovative, connected, and fast-paced company both quickly and successfully.

Employee requirements for applying for FedEx Ground positions:

  • Must be 18 years old

  • Able to successfully pass a background check

  • Working verbal and written knowledge of English language

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to regularly lift up to 40 lbs. (and occasionally, up to 55 lbs.) from floor level to above shoulder height; must be able to meet demands of frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, pushing, pulling, and repetitive lifting, with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • Ability to work flexible, full-time schedule to include days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Saturday and Sunday availability is required.

For Some Positions:

  • Safe driving record (if applicable to the position)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file
  • License must not be currently suspended

Helpful tips for your FedEx application

Interested applicants should search for a FedEx Ground job on Jobcase and register via FedEx Ground's online portal.

  • Create an online username and password by entering your email. You must have an active email account to apply for all positions.

    • New User: If you are a first time user of the FedEx Career Center, click the link to create a new account. Once you log in, you will be able to create your information.

    • Returning User: Visit the FedEx Ground Careers page from the link above and enter your email address and password to log in. Once you log in, you will be able to edit your information.

  • Make sure to specify your desired schedule, because hourly employees (as all of the positions are) tend to have flexible hours, but only if you request it upfront.

Potential FedEx Ground interview questions during phone screening

FedEx Ground utilizes a quick, general phone interview with basic questions including:

  • What is your preferred shift?

  • How do you deal with problems that may occur in the workplace?

  • Where did you hear about the job?

  • Have you worked in a warehouse or handled packages before?

Frequently asked questions during the FedEx Ground application process

How will I know if my application has been received?

You will receive an email notification once your application (for a specific position) has been completed and successfully received in the FedEx Ground system.

How long does it take to hear back about the status of my application?

Many now-employees say that they heard back within 2-4 days, and some even same-day to have a quick phone interview. They praise FedEx Ground for having a quick, transparent application and selection process.

I was not selected for a job. Can I apply right away for another job?

Yes. Always make sure to check the open vacancies through the Career Center search portal for the most up-to-date information.

If hired, will I be paid for attending orientation?

Yes. Once your background check clears, you will be given onboarding documents and encouraged to schedule and attend an orientation session. You will be paid at your base rate of pay.



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