UPS hiring 500 in Harrisburg area

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – More good news for seasonal workers. UPS® announced today that it is hiring 500 people in the Harrisburg area. The openings are a combination of seasonal and permanent jobs, and include part-time package handlers and driver-helpers.

UPS offers some of the best jobs in the country. Pay for package handlers and driver-helpers starts at $10.10 per hour, and seasonal workers receive a weekly $100 bonus starting in October and continuing through December.

Permanent UPS jobs, including part-time positions, come with excellent pay and benefits, including healthcare and retirement benefits. Part-time package handlers in college are also eligible for UPS’s Earn and Learn program, which offers up to $25,000 in tuition assistance.

And a part-time or seasonal job is frequently a foot in the door to a career at UPS – just ask one of the many full-time UPS drivers, center managers, or senior executives who started as part-time employees, including CEO David Abney. In fact, four of the 11 members of UPS’s Management Committee started their UPS careers as part-time employees.

“It was a way to pay my way through college,” said Abney, who started loading trucks at night in March, 1974 while studying business. “At the time, I had no idea then that I’d be leading the company someday, but I could tell UPS was a place where a solid work ethic was appreciated and there were great opportunities for advancement.”

UPS is hiring at the Harrisburg Facility, located at 1821 S. 19th St.

More information and an online application are available at Applicants must apply online for consideration. Interested job seekers are also encouraged to check UPS’s jobs site often, as new positions will be added throughout the peak holiday season.

Last week, FEDEx announced that it was hiring 350 seasonal workers in the Harrisburg area.

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