UPS plans to rent 2,400 seasonal staff in metro Denver and FedEx is seeking to rent greater than 900 because the bundle supply firms gear up for what they count on to be a busy vacation season even with the pandemic.
UPS, based mostly close to Atlanta, is hiring for 100,000 momentary positions nationally, together with bundle handlers, bundle automotive drivers, tractor-trailer drivers, and driver-helpers, at wages starting from $14.50 to $28 per hour, spokesman Chandler Rogers stated in an electronic mail.
“The roles are being provided in a number of places throughout the Denver metro space, together with positions in Commerce Metropolis, Aurora, Englewood, and the Denver Worldwide Airport,” Rogers stated. These can apply at jobs-ups.com.
FedEx Floor expects so as to add greater than 70,000 seasonal positions nationwide to assist ship packages, together with greater than 900 at its FedEx Floor amenities within the Denver space. The open positions are for bundle handlers and are part-time, however may turn into full-time.
“We’re excited as a result of we’re hiring tens of hundreds of positions all throughout the nation this vacation season to maneuver unprecedented volumes,” Chris Winton, senior vp of human assets at FedEx Floor, which is close to Pittsburgh, stated in a press video.
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Day and night time shifts can be found, and the roles include medical, imaginative and prescient and dental advantages after completion of an eligibility interval, the corporate stated. These involved in making use of can go to groundwarehousejobs.fedex.com.
Amazon stated final week that it plans to rent 1,900 full-time and everlasting staff in metro Denver and hinted that an announcement of a further wave of seasonal hires would observe.
The pandemic has added to the stress conventional retailers face and can probably curtail their seasonal hiring. For instance, JC Penney, which filed for Chapter 11 chapter safety in Could, stated it plans to make 1,700 seasonal hires versus 37,000 final yr, famous Andrew Challenger, vp of the position agency Challenger, Grey & Christmas, in his outlook on retail hiring developments for the vacations.
“The pandemic has thrown typical vacation hiring patterns off. Final yr’s sturdy shopper spending, coupled with low unemployment, led to one of many strongest vacation seasons in current historical past,” he stated. “Regardless of present excessive unemployment and ongoing uncertainty, retailers, notably these with a robust on-line procuring infrastructure, are anticipating excessive demand.”