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.
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