By Jennifer Thomas – September 22, 2016
PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – Those who would like some extra holiday cash may want to apply for a seasonal job with the United States Postal Service.
USPS is accepting online applications for more than 200 seasonal, non-career employees to work in Phoenix.
The Postal Service said applicants must be at least 18 years old or a high school graduate. Background checks and drug tests will be conducted.
Starting pay ranges from $11 to $15.63 per hour and some positions include immediate health benefits.
Hours of work will vary based on mail volume but are expected to average approximately 30 to 48 hours per week, according to the agency. Most of the available positions involve the handling and processing of mail and require heavy lifting. Some retail support positions will also be available.
Those selected for these holiday positions will work approximately 56 days on a temporary basis during the holiday season.
Anyone interested must apply for the positions online at www.usps.com/employment. Go to the “Search Our Latest Job Openings” link to search by state, and any positions currently available for Arizona will be displayed. No phone or in-person applications will be accepted. Applications are being accepted through the end of October.