UPS Package Handler (Canada - Global) in Kitchener, Ontario
Package handlers are responsible for unloading and loading packages on and off of UPS trucks and trailers. These packages move through the warehouse on the conveyor belts. All work is performed in a warehouse setting. Package handling is a physically demanding job; excellent work out! Continuous lifting and lowering.
The morning operation is responsible for loading packages on drivers trucks according to their route. You will load packages on a shelf in the trucks according to a sequence chart.
On the job training provided.
Permanent Part Time
Monday through Friday - 5 days of the week
Shift start time: 03:00AM approx.
Shift finish time: 09:30AM approx.
please note we do ask employees to have flexibility with the start and finish time of the shift. When we are busy we can start the shift in the morning as early as 02:00 AM. Each day before you punch out your supervisor will let you know what time the shift starts at for the next day.
$11.60 / per hour to start
Package handlers are unionized. There is a guaranteed pay progression outlined in the Collective Agreement which will be discussed during the interview
30 day training provided
Immediate access to employee discounts
Paid orientation $11.60 / per hour for 3 hours
Health and dental benefits eligibility - 1st of the month after 12 months of employment
2 week paid vacation after 1 year of employment ( 3 weeks after 5 years; 4 weeks after 10 years; 5 weeks after 20 years; 6 weeks after 25 years)
Employee family assistance program
Each employee is paid on a weekly basis and it is directly deposited into their bank account
Largest package delivery and supply chain services company
Recognized industry leader
Community involvement programs
Promote from within
Career development programs
Must be able to lift up to 70lbs unassisted and assist in moving packages up to 150lbs
Able to work in a fast–pace environment
Work cooperatively in a diverse environment
Willing to learn
Sturdy lace up work shoe or boot with a non-slip rubber sole is required
No excessive loose clothing, jewelry, or audio gear
Repetitive lifting - routine
Warehouse has variable temperatures & humidity, dust, dirt, and noise
Informal management style
Steady work schedule
Hardworking, dedicated people
Union dues once a month
Union initiation fee of $50.00 deducted after 90 working days (split between two pay cheques)
Criminal record background check: $20.50 (Including taxes) (Reimbursed after 90 working days)
Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
Category: Package Handling
Requisition Number: 041568