Hundreds of jobs are coming to the Orlando area. UPS said it’s hiring more than 500 people in the Orlando area for seasonal jobs.
Another 500 open positions need to be filled in the Davenport area. The company says it’s preparing for the peak holiday season, which runs October through January.
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Tractor-trailer and package car driver jobs start at $21 per hour, while pay-for-package handlers start at $14.50 per hour. Driver-helpers will make the same amount.
According to UPS, over the last three years, around 35% of those hired for seasonal jobs were hired in permanent positions when the holidays were over.
“We’re preparing for a record Peak holiday season. The COVID-19 pandemic has made our services more important than ever,” said Charlene Thomas, Chief Human Resources Officer. “We will hire over 100,000 people for UPS’s traditional seasonal jobs, and anticipate a large number will move into permanent roles after the holidays. At a time when millions of Americans are looking for work, these jobs are an opportunity to start a new career with UPS.”
The company even has a program for eligible seasonal workers who are students to earn money toward college expenses.
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