Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.
UPS (Stock Quote: UPS)
What They Do: Major shipping and delivery company.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Package handlers and driver helpers; they have many temporary/seasonal openings during the holiday season, but also have lots of opportunities for permanent part-time workers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Around 20 hours per week. Several shifts are available; many driver helpers work between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays, but there are some package handler shifts available during late night and early morning hours.
Starting Pay: About $9.50 an hour.
Benefits: Permanent part-time employees get health benefits, tuition assistance, discounts on various retail products.
Requirements: Ability to work quickly and lift packages up to 70 pounds. Driver helpers must have good customer service skills and enjoy working with people.
The Inside Scoop: Driver helpers don't actually have to drive the vehicle; they meet the driver at an agreed-upon location, and take packages from the truck to homes or businesses at stops along the route.
Next Page: Key Bank
Key Bank (Stock Quote: KEY)
What They Do: Bank chain with more than 1,000 branches in 14 states.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Tellers.
Desired Hours Per Week: Around 20 hours per week, generally during daytime business hours, but some Saturday shifts may be required.
Starting Pay: "Competitive" hourly rate.
Benefits: Health coverage, retirement plan, discounts on company products and services.
Requirements: High school diploma or business experience, cash handling experience, ability to use calculators and office equipment.
The Inside Scoop: Company stresses the importance of customer service and friendly attitudes. You'll be expected to greet customers by name whenever possible and to always smile and make eye contact.
Next Page: Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams (Stock Quote: SHW)
What They Do: The nation's largest retailer of paint, stain and wall coverings.
Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Customer service.
Desired Hours Per Week: Up to 32 hours per week; some weekends may be involved.
Starting Pay: About $10 an hour.
Benefits: Medical, retirement plan, company discounts.
Requirements: Previous sales experience; knowledge of paints and related products preferred.
The Inside Scoop: Must have valid driver's license and be able to pass a background check.
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