UPS, short for United Parcel Service, Inc. is the largest package delivery company in the world. Aside from delivering packages, the company is also a provider of a supply chain management solution.
The company was founded initially in 1907 by James Casey and Claude Ryan and was named American Messenger Company. In 1919 they changed the name to United Parcel Service.
They deliver over 15 million packages each day to approximately 7.9 million customers in almost 220 countries around the world.
They are also known for their trademark brown color delivery truck and uniforms. They operate their own airline and air cargo service to transport the packages around the world.
They have more than 434,000 employees working with them all over the world.
Current online job opening categories:
- Driver & Mechanics.
- Professional Roles.
- Part time.
- Seasonal handlers and helpers
- Hourly handlers and helpers
UPS average hourly salary:
Part time package handler: $11.33 / hr.
Part time supervisor: $16.20 / hr.
Driver: $27.46 / hr.
Delivery driver: $25.24 / hr.
Driver helper: $10.99 / hr.
Applying for a UPS Job Online:
Step 1 – Visit their career page to create an online application. From the top menu select the career areas and choose the work category you want to apply to.
Step 2 – Search for specific jobs within the category you have chosen. You can search by location, radius and key word. Submit your preferences and then click on the ‘Search Jobs’ button.
Step 3 – You may also directly select a category from this page. As you can see the categories include marketing, sales, IT, customer solutions, finance & accounting. Select from one of these categories to go on to the next step.
Step 4 – Click on the ‘Go’ button to view all of the openings in the selected department.
Step 5 – Now you will see all the openings within your selected department. Select the job you want to apply to. If you do not see any that are right for you, you may complete a new search using new filters.
Step 6 – Review all of the information posted about the job. Read the summary including the other duties, preferred competencies and minimum qualifications. Click on the ‘Apply now’ button if you think the job is suitable for you.
Step 7 – Review the further details and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button again.
Step 8 – If you have already created an account on their job application platform, provide your email id and password and then click on the ‘Sign In’ button.
Step 9 – If you don’t have an account, then click on the ‘Sign Up’ button to open one, and follow the next step to create your account.
Step 10 – Now submit your details including name, phone, zip code, email address and click on the ‘Create Profile’ button.
Step 11 – Next, fill out the rest of the required information like your educational background and previous experience (if any) to complete the application process.
Step 12 – When the process is finished, they will send you a confirmation email stating that the application was submitted successfully and received.
Benefits of working at UPS:
The company’s employees enjoy a variety of benefits.
The company offers earn & learn programs for their part-time employees. They assist their employees monetarily, helping them get through their education.
They have health and wellness programs which include medical, dental, life insurance, cancer insurance, travel accident insurance and child care programs for their employees.
The benefits offered to their employees may vary depending on the country and on the employee’s employment status, be it part-time or full-time.