USPS is Hiring in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois

By Kristy Anderson – September 4, 2018 Post Offices and Processing facilities throughout Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, Iowa and Western Illinois are now hiring customer service, delivery, transportation and mail processing positions. Career positions (MN only) include: Part Time Flexible (PTF) Tractor Trailer Operator – Starting hourly pay – $21.94 per hour; positions available in Saint…

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OIG Report: Congressional Inquiries — Gateway District

Background The U.S. Postal Service frequently receives inquiries from members of Congress and their staff. Congressional inquiries might include questions about service or changes in processing facility operations, or they might include complaints about mail delivery or decisions to change facilities. The Postal Service has various processes for handling and coordinating congressional inquiries. Informal inquiries,…

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The world’s largest mailbox has come to a small town in Illinois

The box was built recently on Main Street in Casey (approximate population: 2,700). The box measures 5,473 cubic feet, setting a mark recognized by Guinness World Records. The mailbox is more than a tourist attraction. It’s also functional — customers can mail cards and letters from it. “This is fun for the community and it…

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USPS hiring holiday help in Illinois and Iowa

October 27, 2015 Kansas City, Kan. (KWQC) – The U.S. Postal Service is accepting applications for holiday seasonal positions at several mail processing facilities including Milan, Ill and Davenport, Iowa. Open positions will include temporary clerks, mail handlers and tractor trailer operators that could lead to permanent placement within the organization. A job fair for…

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St. Mary Board Tables Any Action On Allowing USPS To Place Box Unit For Kaskaskia

July 14, 2015 Mayor Brenda Franklin said the U.S. Postal Service has asked the city of St. Mary about utilizing flood property off Route U and owned by the city for the construction of a cluster box unit that would hold mail for Kaskaskia residents. Franklin said she discussed the request with her husband, Aldmerman…

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Postal routing makes Tamaroa, Illinois water bills up to two weeks late

February 13, 2015 The Tamaroa Village Board continued their Feb. 11 meeting for two weeks to discuss the billing cycle for water and sewer customers. Village employee Tiffany Kujawa said the local post office was ordered to send all the water bills to the regional post office this month, but was guaranteed a two-day turn-around….

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Mail delivery changes leave some subdivisions in a bind

By Mary Ann Ford – January 4, 2014 NORMAL — Residents who live in the Trails on Sunset Lake subdivision don’t have to go far to get their mail.  Individual mailboxes are on posts near the curb, close to their homes on Normal’s far east side.  But future residents — and those of other new…

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USPS to deliver packages on Sundays in Spring Grove, Illinois

SPRING GROVE, Illinois – Online shopping on sites such as Amazon has led to the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to a growing number of towns – including Spring Grove – on Sundays. The expanded delivery will start this Sunday, according to a news release from the U.S. Postal Service, which asked residents to make sure walkways…

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