The Peak Season Exception Periods memo signed by President Mark Dimondstein and the USPS Vice President of Labor Relations in September 2015 is still in effect. 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/careers.
To apply, click on “Search Jobs;” type “Annuitant” as the “keywords;” select the location; click on “Start;” select the specific position (s) then click on “Apply.”
- Applications are being accepted through September 2, 2019 for annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA) positions.
- Pay for all HCAs for the 2019-2020 Peak Season Exception period is set at $17.19 per hour or the contract rate at the time of hire, if greater.
- Annuitants may be hired for three consecutive pay periods within the exception period: either November 9 through December 20, 2019; or November 23, 2019 through January 3, 2020.
Source: American Postal Workers Union