Is it worth being a PT Superviser?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by masterasus, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. masterasus

    masterasus New Member

    So I have been working at UPS as a part time loader for almost 3 months now. I am 18 years old. I make an average of about $150/week. I consider myself a hard worker and my supervisor and other employees have told me that I work hard. I work hard every day. Most of the time I am the last one to leave because I have to clean every trailer. I know that I could just work slow and not stay because of the union, but that isn't me.

    I feel that I am not making enough for my work. So I was thinking about becoming a Supervisor to make more money. But at the same time I have doubts because they don't get as much pay increase. I also want to become a supervisor because a friend told me that he has been working there for 5 years and makes $300/week. That is a long time to be working there to be making so little money.

    I am still in school so I want to take advantage of the money they will give me for school. And I don't plan on staying at UPS forever.

    So is it worth it? How much would I make? What benefits would I have? What disadvantages would I have?

  2. Hydras70072

    Hydras70072 New Member

    Hey man, im a part time supervisor, 20 years old and in school too, the works hard , but its worth it. Mind u going into management changes a few things message me for more info, id recommend it

    Part time= full time.
    Full time= all the time
  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    If you are in college and do not intend to make UPS your career by all means go for the PT sup gig. It will look good on your resume and will give you experience supervising in a union environment.
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  4. Listen to the song....."The Devil Went Down to Georgia"....that Is your answer!
  5. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    not making enough for your work? Welcome to PT! Stay out of's like selling your soul for a donut!
  6. Somebody post that song, for that poor misguided youngster!
  7. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Being 18 I doubt the OP has a great grasp on how things will turn out. I'd advise them to put off PT sup for a few years before taking the dip.
  8. Box Ox

    Box Ox Camacho for President!

    If you know for a fact you're in a lucrative field/major and know you'll be leaving UPS after college, go PT sup. In my opinion, that's the best type of sup to have. Especially if they have loading experience. More respected by the hourly employees vs straight off the street hires and they don't tend to lie/do anything to make their numbers for their bosses.

    If you might stay with UPS after college, do not go PT sup. I've talked to 10+ year sups who wish every day that they could throw on the browns and leave the sup life behind. Said they hadn't known better when the opportunity arose.
  9. They wont even consider guys at our place, unless they are going to college.
  10. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

  11. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    "He is still in school and wants to take advantage of tuition reimbursement. He also does not want to make this his career."
  12. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Yeah....they still ask me at least once a year. My big mouth would get me fired so
  13. Noooooooooooooo way!...lmao
  14. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    If I have a big mouth (and I do)...yours is the Grand friggin Canyon!! lmao
    This is not an interactive PCM!!
  15. ArcherUTR

    ArcherUTR Active Member

    As a shortcut to becoming a full time package driver, yes.
  16. hey!.dont shovel me BS at the PCM, AND I WONT SAY ANYTHING! Maybe?
  17. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I understand and maybe my center is odd. It is full of college grads that weren't going to make ups a career.

    I totally understand PT sup is a nice résumé builder but taking that job really closes a lot of doors as far as staying here goes.
  18. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers that'll EVER happen!! LOL
  19. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    True but if the kid is majoring in a field that will translate in to a good paying job at graduation he would be a fool not to make the move.
  20. masterasus

    masterasus New Member

    I just finished my first semester in college and im thinking about majoring in IT.