UPS looks to fill more than 280 jobs in the Milwaukee area for holiday shopping season

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- UPS is looking to fill more than 280 jobs in the Milwaukee area ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. 

The local positions are a combination of seasonal and permanent jobs and include

  • 81 package handlers
  • 39 delivery and tractor-trailer drivers 
  • 161 driver-helpers

Tractor-trailer and package car driver jobs start at $21 per hour. Pay for package handlers start at $15 per hour and $16.80 for driver-helpers.

Through the company’s Earn and Learn program, eligible seasonal employees who are students can earn up to $1,300 towards college expenses, in addition to their hourly pay, for three months of continuous employment.

The UPS location on Bluemound Road in Elm Grove is currently hiring. Interested job seekers can easily apply for holiday season opportunities by visiting Applicants must apply online.

UPS says it expects to fill 100,000 seasonal jobs across the country and that over a third of seasonal hires land permanent jobs at UPS after the holidays. 

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