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UPS to host summer season hiring event

The event at the UPS employment office takes place July 17 beginning at 9 a.m. 'Summer Fest' includes live music, food trucks and on-the-spot hiring opportunities.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to a release, UPS is looking to hire package handlers amid the continued increase in ecommerce shipping volume. The Louisville-based company is hosting a 'Summer Fest' event to bring in employees. 

The event is expected to be held at the UPS employment office on National Turnpike July 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 'Summer Fest' will feature live music, food trucks and opportunities for on-the-spot hiring. UPS says starting pay is $18.50/hr night shift and $16.50/hr for day shift. 

Additionally, employees who are assigned and work on Sundays could be eligible for a $50 weekly attendance bonus. Attractive paid education programs available as well. 

Those interested are encouraged to reserve an appointment online but walk-ins are welcome.

For more information on 'Summer Fest' and jobs available at UPS, click here.

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