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Matheson is hiring over 1,000 employees in mass Holiday hiring surge
National transportation and logistics company announces open material handler and driver jobs

Matheson announced they will be hiring over 1,000 material handlers this holiday season, and over 100 company drivers. The company encourages people interested in the job to apply via their website career page:

Matheson is an award-winning, national transportation and logistics company which services the United States Postal Service and other major mail carriers. In business for over 50 years, the company has earned a reputation of 99 percent on-time delivery, and is a leader in adopting sustainability practices in the transportation industry.

Known as "peak season," the fall and winter months in the mail carrier business entail high volumes of mail being transported across the United States.

Matheson's Chief Human Resource Officer, Shirley Curran quotes, "during this time period, Matheson hires between 800 and 1100 temporary employees to meet the demand. The holiday season is extremely active for us."

This year, Matheson's ground handling company, called Matheson Flight Extenders, intends on hiring over 1,000 material handlers and forklift operators to organize mail from air cargo containers and redistribute it to be transported to designated destinations.

Station Manager of Matheson Flight Extenders' Seattle and Kansas City locations, Chad Turner quotes, "During the peak season, we at Matheson have the opportunity to meet [hundreds of] potential applicants and make them part of our Family." He continues, "The possibility for growth in this company is phenomenal, and I have seen it personally on many occasions."

Matheson's mail-moving duties don't end there. Matheson Postal Services' truck drivers transport mail to various distribution centers and drop-off points across the United States. To accomplish this during the holiday season, over 100 company drivers will be hired to take on dedicated, consistent routes.

Gary Sandquist, Terminal Manager of Matheson Postal Services Boise location, has been employed with Matheson for over 40 years. "Peak season is always very exciting around here," he says. "I work with great people at a sound, dependable company. We have a lot of fun, and it really is an honor to be here."

Drivers working at Matheson enjoy weekly pay, frequent home time, and no-touch loads. Material handlers also enjoy weekly pay and a chance to increase their fitness levels on the job. Both seasonal positions offer opportunity for permanent work and extra income for the holidays.

Matheson has conducted two of 6 major job fairs they plan to host this season. The company invites job seekers in the community to attend remaining job fairs in Las VegasKansas CityDenverReno, and Phoenix. Interested job seekers must apply online, and can use this link to find the job fair nearest them: Although Matheson's holiday job fairs are reserved for the listed locations, the company encourages job seekers to apply for a job at other material handler hiring points, including: Billings, PortlandSeattle, and Salt Lake City.

Major Driver job hiring locations for the season include: BoiseSacramentoOaklandSalt Lake CitySan Bernardino, and more.