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UPS is hiring thousands of workers in Utah this holiday season

Sep 29, 2020, 4:02 PM
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UPS is hiring thousands of Utahns for the holiday season rush. And those jobs could turn into full time positions. (Photo: File photo)
(Photo: File photo)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s unemployment rate is better than most states, but thousands of people have lost their jobs or had their hours cut because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those people now have a new option in the job market, as UPS is hiring 2,200 people in Utah to work this holiday season. 

UPS is hiring tractor-trailer and package car drivers, which start at $21.00 per hour in Utah. Pay for package handlers and driver-helpers will start at $14.50 per hour. 

College students who get a job at UPS for the holiday season could earn up to $1,300 extra towards college expenses, in addition to their hourly pay, if they work for three months. 

UPS says over the past three years, 35% of seasonal workers have been hired as full-time employees. 

Local UPS facilities hiring seasonal workers include:

  • Utah Regional Hub: 380 S. 6400 W. Salt Lake City, UT 84104
  • Salt Lake City, UT: 2040 Parkway Blvd. Salt Lake City, UT 84119
  • Orem, UT: 573 N 1500 W, Orem, UT 84057
  • Ogden, UT: 2750 Pennsylvania Ave, Ogden, UT 84401
  • Cedar City, UT: 963 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84720
  • St. George, UT: 4683 S 1630 E, St. George, UT 84790
  • Salina, UT: 188 South 800 West, Salina, UT 84654
  • Logan, UT: 95 W 1800 N, Logan, UT 84341
  • Price, UT: 122 2600 S, Price, UT 84501

Related: Utah’s unemployment slightly decreases, remaining one of the nation’s lowest

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