By CBS Baltimore Staff

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — The FedEx Ground Station in Hagerstown is looking to bring 600 new package handlers onboard.

The company said it’s hiring thousands of people in the U.S. in the coming months as the economy rebounds and online shopping continues to grow.

READ MORE: Baltimore City Police Need Help Finding 2 Missing Kids

Package handlers load and unload packages. FedEx said many of the positions could become full-time jobs as the company expands and responds to demand.

READ MORE: 'The School Shouldn't Be Open Right Now': Parents React To COVID-19 Outbreak At Cherry Hill Elementary Middle School

The company said benefits include:

MORE NEWS: Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer Booster
  • Competitive wages with day, night and weekend shifts available
  • Wide range of benefits after a minimum threshold of service, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay and tuition reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee discounts on cell phone service, groceries, car purchases and more

Applicants need to be at least 18-years-old, and there are no education requirements. Click here for more information.

CBS Baltimore Staff