Looking for a job in the New York area? If a seasonal gig is your style, this one’s for you.
UPS said Tuesday it expects to hire more than 4,130 seasonal employees in the New York area ahead of the holiday rush. Nearly 80% of those jobs don’t even require an interview, and the digital-first hiring process — from filling out an online application to getting an offer — now takes just 25 minutes for most people, the company says.
The shipping company says it is looking to hire thousands of people as it gears up to meet customer demand ahead of the holidays. UPS is filling full- and part-time seasonal positions – primarily seasonal drivers, package handlers and driver helpers, it says. Pay for seasonal car drivers starts at $21 per hour, and $21 an hour for tractor-trailer drivers.
“We have made our hiring process as easy as possible,” Nando Cesarone, executive vice president and president, U.S. operations, said in a statement. “UPS’s strength has always been our people, and we are excited about the opportunity to welcome new UPSers to our team as we deliver what matters for our customers this holiday season.”
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