Go into Management from 22.4

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by FedEx GT, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. SecondTier Driver

    SecondTier Driver Active Member

    I know many people here are not a fan of management but had a question in regards to it.
    I was hired on as 22.4 and the way that I am looking at things, there is really not much incentive to move most 22.4s into RPCD at all. Majority of the swing drivers at my hub have been there a few years and are still a few years out from being able to get their own route. Chances are that 22.4s will be topped out for a few years on lower tier before being able to move over to RPCD which obviously benefits the company greatly.

    I was told with my prior experience there is a high likelihood I can get fast tracked to an on road supervisor if I wanted to take that on. I think it is a no brained at this point but was curious as to what others would do especially if they were a 22.4.
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  2. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Wait. This flu could open up driver jobs.
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  3. specter208

    specter208 Active Member

    I would stay union. Benefits are the same and you have OT.
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  4. Inputnamehere

    Inputnamehere Member

    I agree.
  5. Management would be like taking a 22.7 job
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  6. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

  7. tadpole

    tadpole Active Member

    LOL, they need supervisors because nobody wants that job. They’d take almost anybody.

    They have to move 22.4s up when a rpcd quits or is fired or transfers away.
  8. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Would you rather retire after 30 years as a regular delivery driver or as an on road sup?
  9. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    They’ll tell you anything to get you to drop your (metaphorical) pants and do the management dance, bruh.
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  10. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    Think buddy. they say this to lot of people with half a brain.
    You have more job security with a union job.
    If you don't mind being considered every name in the book behind your back by all means become an ORM.
  11. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

    What’s an ORM?
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  12. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    The top out for 22.4s will be around $35 in 4 years. That's still pretty good money. And then at some point you can bid on a RPCD position. Management personnel get transferred a lot. Buy a house close to your center then 3 months later you get transferred 2 hours west. Grass isn't always greener or something .
  13. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    On Road Manager?
  14. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    We have so many pt sups that thought they were going to be fast tracked into a higher position. And they are still hanging placards after 10-15 years.
  15. Shift Inhibit

    Shift Inhibit He who laughs last didn't get it.

    On Road maroon
  16. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Wait... so you'd start off as a PT sup with the likelihood of being fast tracked to a FT sup?
  17. SecondTier Driver

    SecondTier Driver Active Member

    Thanks for the responses so far.

    No I wouldn’t be going to a PT role, it would be FT
  18. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    If not ORS then what would be your FT sup role?
  19. SecondTier Driver

    SecondTier Driver Active Member

    It would be ORS.
  20. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    If you plan on staying at UPS I wouldn’t do it.
    If you want to move on from UPS with a college education, I’d do it just for my resume.