ZipShifts is a scheduling program that involves employees, in which they can trade shifts and request time off. Each employee request off and shift trade must be approved by a manager.
Creating Your Account
To access ZipShifts, go to www.zipshifts.com, and use your username and password to log in.
Upon logging in, a calendar will appear detailing your work schedule for the selected work week, including shift times and job codes.
Posting an Unwanted Shift
If you are unavailable to work a scheduled shift, you have the option to post that shift for another employee to take. To post an unwanted shift, simply click on the Post Shift button beneath the unwanted shift.
*Please note that all shift trades must be approved by your manager.
Picking Up Available Shifts
All posted shifts available for pick up will be displayed on the calendar on their associated work day. If you are not scheduled to work during the posted shift hours, you may request to pick up the available shift. To pick up a posted shift, click the Shift Available link.
Requesting the Shift
Adding Requested Shift to your Calendar
Under the Request Off tab, you can request time off from work.
1. Select the date you wish to request off for within the calendar.
2. Determine whether you're needing the entire day off or just part of the day using the radial buttons. If you only need part of the day off, select the radial button next to Pick Time, and choose the custom times using the arrows under From and To.
3. Type in the reason that you are requesting off within the comments box. Then, click the Request Off button.
4. Any existing request offs will be listed within this box.
*Please note that a manager must approve any request off prior to it being final.
Under the Messages tab, you will receive notifications when your shift trades have been approved or disapproved. Approved shifts will also appear in your schedule on the calendar.
You may delete or mark a message as read by checking the box next to the message and then clicking the Mark as Read or Delete buttons at the bottom of the screen.
Within the Settings tab, you can update your login credentials, including your email address and password.