UPS Part Time Airport NEW Interest via Hub

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by BrownBoy1989, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. BrownBoy1989

    BrownBoy1989 New Member

    Hello, I am a 27 year old never had a single job in my life until as of September 12th when I was "hired." This is when my training began.

    October 8th our training crew take over the new Night Shift at our airport. I found out that as long I stay there at the airport that they'll never grant me full time because it's the way it is.
    There is a hub closer to my home that seeking for a dockworker full time. I have not reached union status obviously should I wait until my 70 day period or should I just sign up for the dockworker position?

    The keyword dockworker I anticipate should I have a forklift endorsement before I pursue the hub dockworker position or won't it matter???

    Tell me what to do more experience upsers.
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  2. Bastiatian

    Bastiatian Active Member

    I'm reluctant to recommend that you apply somewhere else for the time being. A lot of locations will give you a negative rehire status if you quit too quickly. They won't care that you're doing it to go to another UPS location.

    Assuming you're applying to UPS and not UPS Freight, you don't need to know anything about forklifts.

    Side note: If that's your real picture, you should change it to something else.

    I also wouldn't go around broadcasting that you've never had a job at your age unless you have a good reason.
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  3. burrheadd

    burrheadd Superstar

    How do you get to be 27 years old and have never had a job?

    Just curious
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  4. bagpipes

    bagpipes Member

    Dockworker position is not with UPS Small Package... so take that into consideration.

    +1 to everything Bastiatian said
  5. Box Ox

    Box Ox Would rather be driving an E-frame

    In my area the airport is a dead end as far as doing anything but working the belt as a part timer. No full time opportunities.

    You might have to knock out a year where you are so you don't get black balled in the hiring system and then get re-hired at the hub.
  6. KOG72

    KOG72 Well-Known Member

    Do you get to fly the plane????
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  7. BrownBoy1989

    BrownBoy1989 New Member

    Combination of help my dad's gutter business and community college
  8. matty_lawn

    matty_lawn Active Member

    27 and never had a job. Where can I sign up?
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  9. BrownBoy1989

    BrownBoy1989 New Member

    I'll stay happy for the time being. Thanks...
  10. Bastiatian

    Bastiatian Active Member

    So you mean your first job not working for family. That's fine. You can understand why you drew attention to yourself with that statement, though.
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  11. SaladTosser

    SaladTosser Member

    The airport is the easiest place to work at UPS. Find a second job somewhere else and enjoy the benefits
  12. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Our airport guys can bid on full time jobs at the local hubs
  13. Inthegame

    Inthegame Well-Known Member

    Who are these "time beings" and why are we always doing things for them?
  14. working up a sweat

    working up a sweat Active Member

    I work in an air hub, about 35% Article 22.3 FT jobs here. The rest are PT.

    You could bid on FT jobs at the other hub in the local too.

    Everybody wants to work in the air hub unless they hate cold weather. It gets cold out in the winter on the ramp with the snow and high winds.

    De-icing, marshalling and operating K lifts, you freeze your butt off. Buy a good snow suit.
  15. brown67

    brown67 Active Member

    Some of the full-time feeder sups were part time sips at the airport. Part time, part time sup, then full time sup.
  16. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member

    What happened to the gutter business? Did it go down the drain?