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Package Handler - Part-Time


As a UPS Part-Time Package Handler, you will be on the frontline of customer service. Although a part-time position, you will be responsible for ensuring that our customers’ packages are handled safely and efficiently so they can arrive at their destination on time. There are a variety of shifts available to accommodate your schedule. In addition to competitive pay, you are eligible from Day 1 for tuition assistance programs. Work part-time, go to school, and graduate debt-free. It’s that simple. Joining our team as a Part-Time Package Handler is a great way to learn more about our company, our operations, and our culture. Are you ready to join the team?

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What makes a successful Package Handler at UPS?
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  • Consistent
  • Responsible
  • Positive
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • Good listener
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  • Achiever
  • Adaptable
  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic
  • Focused
  • Helpful
  • Independent
  • Team Player
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

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  • Dental


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  • Vision


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  • Work and Life Balance


    Part-time work...
    Full-time rewards!

  • Tuition Reimbursement


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Package Handler - Part-Time

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Shift: Sunrise (3:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Day (10:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
Twilight (4:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Night (11:45 PM - 6:00 AM)
Other 1 (11:30 AM - 5:30 PM)

UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. 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 day and workdays can vary (Monday – Friday) or (Tuesday – Saturday) depending on the building needs. Package Handlers typically do not work on holidays.

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 and 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 and Learn program on your first day of work.


UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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