Where can I find job responsibilities for a role?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Atc, May 22, 2020.

  1. Atc

    Atc New Member

    I have been asked if I was interested in being an Automated Sort Specialist, I’m very interested in the pay bump but I don’t know what will be required of me.
    HR at my location wasn’t very helpful because our sort has never had one apparently.
    I just want to make sure that I won’t be weaseled into more work than I’m getting paid for because the role isn’t being defined to me.
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    Does your building already have this position? If so, why not make your way down there and watch them do their jobs? You could then wait for their break and ask them about the particulars of the job and whether they enjoy what they are doing or not.

    If their shift is outside of yours ask your PT sup if it would be OK if you came back to the building when they are working.
     
  3. Atc

    Atc New Member

    That’s a good point.
    Im not sure if they have one on another sort,
    I’ll have to ask around with their manager and see
     
  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    I would think if they asked if you were interested that they would have it.
     
  5. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Maybe some UPSers actually want to take their break?
     
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  6. Shift Inhibit

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

    “HR at my location wasn’t veryhelpful because our sort has neverhad one apparently.” - TTKU
     
  7. SandSpida

    SandSpida Member

    At ups, the less you know the better off you are.
     
  8. OrioN

    OrioN double tap o da horn dooshbag

  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    I would think losing 10 minutes would be worth figuring out what is involved in the new job that I am bidding on.

    Then again he could always try it for 4 days and then go back to his old job.
     
  10. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    Yeah but is it worth it to the guy he is asking?
     
  11. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    Does the whole building take their break at the same time?
     
  12. Osubrownguy

    Osubrownguy Active Member

    My building does
     
  13. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    Sounds like you will be standing around with a clipboard
     
  14. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    @KingofFluff , can you help the OP?
     
  15. KingofFluff

    KingofFluff Well-Known Member

    You want to know if you should take the A.S.S. Job ??????
     
  16. KingofFluff

    KingofFluff Well-Known Member

    Watch the Sienfield Ass Man episode and see if you like Kramer in this episode. If you do , take the job if you think you can handle being an A.S.S. Man. Hope this helps @Wally