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UPS hiring 1,200 employees in Jacksonville for holiday season

Jobs include drivers, package handlers, driver helpers

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – UPS plans to hire about 1,200 people ahead of the holidays to work at its Imeson Road hub in Jacksonville.

A UPS spokesman said that includes a combination of full-time drivers (Both tractor-trailer and local delivery), part-time package handlers and full-time driver helpers.

The wage range is from $10.20 an hour up to $32 an hour, depending on the job, the spokesman said.

He said UPS needs many of the new employees to start now and will continue to need additional employees throughout the holiday season, with many jobs available into November and December being driver helper jobs.

All applications are taken through www.upsjobs.com.