UPS to add 3,000 jobs in Chicagoland for holiday season

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CHICAGO — UPS says it will hire thousands of people for seasonal positions in the Chicagoland area.

The company said it will be adding 3,000 roles in an effort to gear up for the holiday season. The seasonal positions will include package handlers, delivery and tractor-trailer drivers and driver-helpers, UPS said.

UPS notes that while the jobs are temporary, they could lead to other opportunities.

“Many senior executives started their careers as seasonal part-timers,” a spokeswoman said in a statement.

According to a press release, the company will be hiring at the following locations:

·         UPS Palatine Facility, 2100 N. Hicks Road
·         UPS Northbrook Facility, 2525 Shermer Road
·         UPS Franklin Park Facility, 2301 N Rose St.
·         UPS Bedford Park Facility, 6700 W 73rd St.
·         UPS Jefferson Street Facility, 1400 S. Jefferson St.
·         UPS Addison Facility, 150 S. Lombard Ave.

Those interested are encouraged to log on to www.upsjobs.com