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Package Handler - Preload

Primary Location: Hamilton, Ontario - CA Job ID 055168 Zip Code L8E 2B1
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Position Summary

Package Handlers who work our morning "preload" shift are responsible for loading and organizing UPS trucks and getting them ready for delivery.

In this general labour type role your responsibilities will include scanning, unloading, loading packages from UPS trailers and sorting packages on UPS package cars based on the delivery area.

Preload Shift:

  • Monday to Friday (5 days a week)
  • Monday and Tuesday start time between 01:30/02:30 A.M.
  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday start time between 03:00/03:30 A.M.
  • Finish time of your shift will range between 09:00/10:00 A.M. daily

  • Job Responsibilities:

  • Loading packages onto UPS delivery trucks by hand
  • Following load charts to sort and organize packages based on the order of delivery
  • Loading 2-4 trucks at one time and ensuring the proper packages are loaded onto the right delivery trucks
  • Learning UPS package handling procedures and methods
  • Working in the UPS warehouse – hot and cold temperatures
  • Working in a very fast paced position which is physically demanding(lifting up to 70lbs)
  • Available to work daily, Monday to Friday.  Start and end times will vary.



  • $14.25 an hour to start. Top rate of pay $25.99 (seniority + 48 months)
  • Paid weekly
  • Health, vision and dental benefits after 1 year of service
  • Employee discounts
  • Earn and learn program - up to $2000 /per semester tuition reimbursement
  • Promotion from within opportunities


  • Monthly union dues
  • One time union initiation fee after 90 working days
  • Criminal back ground record check


When you work at UPS, the opportunities—for growth, for mastering your craft, for building something special—are nearly unlimited. We’re a global network of movement, and we are creating unique and exciting professional pathways for people just like you, all around the world.

UPS Work Location: 456 Grays Road, Stoney Creek Ontario (Barton & Grays)

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if a workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

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