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UPS is hiring thousands of workers in Utah this holiday season

UPS is hiring thousands of Utahns for the holiday season rush. And those jobs could turn into full time positions. (Photo: File photo)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s unemployment rate is better than most states, but thousands of people have lost their jobs or had their hours cut because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those people now have a new option in the job market, as UPS is hiring 2,200 people in Utah to work this holiday season. 

UPS is hiring tractor-trailer and package car drivers, which start at $21.00 per hour in Utah. Pay for package handlers and driver-helpers will start at $14.50 per hour. 

College students who get a job at UPS for the holiday season could earn up to $1,300 extra towards college expenses, in addition to their hourly pay, if they work for three months. 

UPS says over the past three years, 35% of seasonal workers have been hired as full-time employees. 

Local UPS facilities hiring seasonal workers include:

  • Utah Regional Hub: 380 S. 6400 W. Salt Lake City, UT 84104
  • Salt Lake City, UT: 2040 Parkway Blvd. Salt Lake City, UT 84119
  • Orem, UT: 573 N 1500 W, Orem, UT 84057
  • Ogden, UT: 2750 Pennsylvania Ave, Ogden, UT 84401
  • Cedar City, UT: 963 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84720
  • St. George, UT: 4683 S 1630 E, St. George, UT 84790
  • Salina, UT: 188 South 800 West, Salina, UT 84654
  • Logan, UT: 95 W 1800 N, Logan, UT 84341
  • Price, UT: 122 2600 S, Price, UT 84501

Related: Utah’s unemployment slightly decreases, remaining one of the nation’s lowest