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Package Handler - Part-Time

Location: CHICAGO, IL

UPS Part-Time Package Handlers play a crucial role in the success of UPS in a warehouse environment, 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, Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday, among others depending on location) 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 warehouse tour.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Package Handler at UPS?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Punctuality
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Committed to Safety
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to Learn
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It’s all about teamwork & leadership. Coming from the military, you should definitely look into working at UPS. You would be a great asset here because of the leadership experience that you gained. It’s very fast- paced, similar to the military. It’s a good environment.

- Justin Current Package Handler

Part-Time Package Handler (PTPH) Rewards

  • Physical Workout

    Physical
    Workout

    Position provides physical fitness component

  • Health & Dental

    Health & Dental

    Variety of valuable benefits provided for PTPHs

  • Year-round opportunities

    Year-round
    opportunities

    We accept applications & hire year-round, with seasonal pushes in the fall

  • Variety of shifts

    Variety of shifts

    PTPHs have the benefit of unique shifts to allow for work-life balance

  • Opportunity for Growth

    Opportunity
    for growth

    UPS firmly believes in a "promote-from-within" philosophy

  • Earn & Learn

    Earn & Learn

    Tuition assistance plan available to package handlers in most locations

Package Handler - Part-Time

City CHICAGO, State IL
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Shift: Sunrise (3:30 AM - 9:30 AM)
Day (10:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
Twilight (4:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Night (10:00 PM - 3:30 AM)

UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers in our Hodgkins, IL facility with many different shift options available.

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 weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Note; this location does not offer temporary summer seasonal opportunities.

Package Handlers receive a competitive hourly rate 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 & 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 & Learn program on your first day of work.

Our Hodgkins facility also offers enhanced educational benefits for those employees who work on the Sunrise and Night sorts. The Chicagoland Regional College Program (CRCP) is a partnership program between UPS Hodgkins facility and seven participating colleges. More details about the CRCP program are available at www.crcprogram.com


UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity
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