UPS to Hire Over 11,000 Employees in NY, NJ

Officials for UPS have announced that they are hiring nearly 11,000 seasonal and permanent employees at 38 locations throughout New York and New Jersey for the 2019 busy holiday season.

Company officials say it will need 4,599 package handlers, 1,964 delivery and tractor-trailer drivers, and 4,410 driver-helpers to help handle the extra seasonal volume. UPS is hiring full- and part-time workers for these roles.

According to UPS officials, Tractor-trailer and package car driver jobs start at $20.50 per hour. Pay for package handlers start at $14 per hour and $14 for driver-helpers.

UPS officials say they anticipate an increase in package volume for the region.

Company officials say most of there jobs are temporary but around 35% of seasonal employees stay with the company on a permanent basis after the holidays.

In total, UPS is adding 100,000 seasonal jobs across the country.

UPS is hiring at the following 16 local locations across New Jersey:

Bound Brook; Bound Brook Auto; Cranbury Hib; Edison; Gould Ave; Lakewood; Lyndhurst Village; Meadowlands; Mount Olive; Newark Airport; Parsippany; Saddle Brook; Tinton Falls; Trenton;