UPS Part-Time Package Handlers play a crucial role in the success of UPS, whether they’re sorting packages, loading trucks or unloading trucks. No matter your role, you’ll work closely with your team to ensure all the work behind the scenes is done safely and successfully.
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Hiring Company: UPS
Since becoming a publicly-traded company in 1999, UPS has significantly expanded the scope of its capabilities primarily through the acquisition of more than 40 companies, including industry leaders in trucking and air freight, retail shipping and business services, customs brokerage, finance and international trade services. As a result, UPS’s relationship with many of its customers has deepened to include much more than basic transportation services.
The rise of e-commerce and an increase in home deliveries created the need for consumers to gain more control over residential shipments deliveries prompting UPS My Choice. This revolutionary home delivery service enables busy consumers to control and manage their incoming package deliveries online and with their mobile devices. Millions of consumers take advantage of this service made possible in part through ORION technology.
Position Description: Package Handler
UPS Part-Time Package Handlers play a crucial role in the success of UPS, whether they’re sorting packages, loading trucks or unloading trucks. No matter your role, you’ll work closely with your team to ensure all the work behind the scenes is done safely and successfully. As a result, you’re ensuring our customers receive their packages on time, directly impacting the bottom line on a global scale. As a bonus, the variety of shifts available (mostly Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday) will allow you to enjoy a healthy work-life balance and get your degree in your free time. Looking for an opportunity for growth? Fun fact: many of our senior managers started out as Part-Time Package Handlers while in college. Ready to take the leap? You’ll learn all the ins and outs of UPS and the position at a comprehensive orientation and facility tour.
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 – 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ – 4 hours each day and workdays can vary (Monday – Friday) or (Tuesday – Saturday) depending on the building needs. Package Handlers typically do not work on holidays
Shift: Sunrise: 3:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Twilight: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Package Handlers receive a competitive hourly rate of $14 and also an attractive benefits package. Please note that these opportunities are part-time only working approximately 17 1/2 – 20 hours per week.
UPS provides an excellent employment opportunity for students. Through the UPS Earn and Learn program, our student employees receive all the paid benefits of a great part-time job with UPS, plus outstanding education assistance of up to $2,625 per semester / $5,250 per year with a maximum lifetime benefit of $25,000. This assistance can be used for tuition, books and fees as long as you are attending an approved college, university, trade or technical school. You will be eligible for the Earn and Learn program on your first day of work.
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