The Peak Season Exception Periods memo signed by President Mark Dimondstein and the USPS Vice President of Labor Relations in September 2015 has been carried forward into the new contract. Therefore, retirees will have the opportunity to be rehired as temporary Holiday Clerk Assistants again this year.
If a retiree takes advantage of this opportunity, it will have no adverse impact on his or her annuity.
If you are interested in working temporarily as an Annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant, you must apply online at www.usps.com/employment. To apply click on “Search Now;” type “Annuitant Clerk” as the “keywords;” select the location; click on “Start;” then click on “Apply.”
- Applications are being accepted through September 24, 2018 for annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA) positions.
- All HCAs for the 2018-2019 Peak Season Exception period is set at $17.19 per hour or the contract rate at the time of hire, if greater.
- Annuitants will be hired for three consecutive pay periods within the exception period: either November 10 through December 21, 2018; or November 24, 2018 through January 4, 2019.
“This represents an important opportunity for our retired members to put their postal experience to good use while they earn a little extra cash,” Dimondstein said. “I encourage all interested retirees to complete their applications as soon as possible.”