More workers needed at booming Watertown and Waltham Post Offices

The Watertown and Waltham Post Offices are looking to hire 30-50 letter carriers over the next 12 months. USPS will be holding a hiring event at the Watertown Post Office, 126 Main Street, Watertown: July 18, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Known as City Carrier Assistants (CCA’s), the jobs start at $16.06 an hour…

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USPS: Inspection Service accepting applications

The Postal Inspection Service needs your help to protect customers from crimes involving the U.S. Mail. If you’re up for the challenge, apply to become a postal inspector from Monday, June 19, at 9 a.m. CDT through Saturday, June 24, at 9 a.m. CDT. Inspectors are federal law enforcement agents with investigative jurisdiction in all…

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USPS named a top employer for veterans

The Postal Service is a national leader in employing veterans, according to a new survey by U.S. Veterans Magazine. The publication polls government agencies, educational institutions and hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for the annual survey. For the second consecutive year, USPS ranked among top veteran-friendly companies. The Postal Service also ranked among the top…

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The Postal Service wants you, millennials [audio]

By Nancy Marshall-Genzer – May 16, 2017 Hey, millennials! The Postal Service is hiring, and it wants you, even if you can’t remember the last time you licked a stamp. The Postal Service’s workforce is aging. In fact, almost a third of its approximately 640,000 workers are eligible to retire. Sixty-five year old Larry Anthony…

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USPS OIG Report: Hiring Custodians in Des Moines Post Offices

Background The Veterans’ Preference Act of 1944 mandates that federal government agencies give eligible veterans preference for custodian positions. Consequently, the U.S. Postal Service has designated four custodian positions for eligible veteran applicants: building maintenance custodian, custodian laborer, custodian, and laborer custodian. The veterans’ preference requirement only applies to external hiring. The Postal Service’s Human…

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USPS Non-Career Employee Background Screening in the LA District

Background The U.S. Postal Service’s national screening process for external hiring of non-career employees involves four key groups: the Human Resources Shared Services Center (HRSSC), a Postal Service contractor, district Human Resources (HR) officials, and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The process is initiated when the HRSSC receives an employment application. The HRSSC then…

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