Info on Yorktown Heights, NY Center

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by svic28, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. svic28

    svic28 New Member

    Im going in for my tour to be a package handler on friday im trying to get my foot in the door and work my way up to a delivery driver. Does anyone have info on this center and how long the wait time at this center is to be a driver?

    The center is on Front Street in Yorktown Heights New York.

  2. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I would worry about getting hired and making seniority and less about counting chickens before they are hatched.
  3. jibbs

    jibbs Long Live the Chief

    Shoot, I guess that outlook would depend on which of the two came before the other.
  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    There are few if any chicken farmers in Yorktown Heights.
  5. F5Fury

    F5Fury New Member

    You are looking at a few years wait to be even considered for full time. We have some guys who have been working preload for 8 years without getting called up.
  6. svic28

    svic28 New Member

    Forgot to mention that the guy who gave my name to HR is one of the top drivers at the center. He was honored as one of the 25 top drivers of New York. Was curious if anyone knew if it helps to have someone close inside. Pretty sure i got the handler job if i go though.
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It most certainly helps to have a driver recommend you.

    Top 25 of New York?
  8. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Most of the top drivers are self-proclaimed.
  9. svic28

    svic28 New Member

    Yea i googled his name and put UPS next to it and searched around and came across a list of 25 New York drivers. I'll look for it now.
  10. svic28

    svic28 New Member

  11. svic28

    svic28 New Member

  12. 1080Driver

    1080Driver Active Member

    Worry about being a "package Handler" before worrying about driving
  13. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member

    Let's see , original poster has question about how long it takes to become a driver. Original poster also, later mentions that he has a connection to a driver who presumably has been there a long time at the same center that he wants to eventually become a driver at.

    Riddle me this: Why doesn't the Original Poster ask the top driver at the center(who is a friend) how long it will take to become a driver instead of asking on this forum????????????????????????????
  14. svic28

    svic28 New Member

    The guy pretty much got me a job there. I dont wanna hastle him with all these questions right away. Was wondering if anyone had similiar experiences.
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  16. Anonymous 10

    Anonymous 10 Guest

    If you call 867-5309 and ask for Jenny she can tell you anything you need to know.
  17. svic28

    svic28 New Member

    Went for the tour this AM and after i mentioned the driver i knew at the facility the HR lady said she will change the location closer to my home. I havent seen an opening for the position at that center and on the UPS application site the location was changed to the one closer to home. Should i have any concerns about this?
  18. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    The friend might just tell him the truth that the wait could be 10 years.
  19. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member