USPS hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester, NY area

September 18th 2018 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – ‘Tis the season for new hiring at the United States Postal Service. The USPS will be hiring 500 seasonal workers in the Rochester area to help handle the extra packages and letters during the upcoming holiday season. The jobs will mostly begin in mid-November and work through mid-January….

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Postal Service hosting August job fair in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Looking for a new job? The US Postal Service is hosting a job fair in Indianapolis next month. USPS will hold the fair at the Greater Indiana District Conference Center, located at 8765 Guion Rd., on August 11. It will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. As the holidays approach,…

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USPS OIG Report: Non-Career Employee Turnover

Background The U.S. Postal Service hires non-career employees to supplement its regular workforce and reduce staffing costs. Non-career employees are temporary workers who do not receive full employee benefits and privileges. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, the Postal Service employed an average of about 130,000 non-career employees. The Postal Service has four crafts that constitute…

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USPS seeks retirees for holiday jobs

The Postal Service is seeking recently retired employees who are interested in becoming temporary employees during this year’s holiday season. Retired employees who participated in last year’s peak season are invited to again work this year as city carrier assistants, rural carrier assistants, holiday clerk assistants, or motor vehicle operators. In addition, this year the…

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USPS OIG: What Can the Postal Service Do to Retain Noncareer Employees?

Project Title: Noncareer Employee Retention Start Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: October 2016 Employee turnover costs the Postal Service thousands of dollars per employee. Retaining employees within the organization eliminates the administrative costs of hiring new employees, training, and the impacts on performance associated with learning a new job. Although turnover…

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Postal Service to hold job fair in Sioux City

April 26, 2016 The United States Postal Service will hold a three-day job fair starting this week in Sioux Falls. The job fairs will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Monday at the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation office, 811 E. 10th St. Job seekers will get individualized help…

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Postal service hiring more carriers:  Package delivery up 40% in Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Corridor

George C. Ford – January 25, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire more city and rural carriers as “last mile” package delivery from Amazon.com, FedEx and UPS continues to grow. “We’ve really been growing the package business,” said Jim Herrmann, USPS district manager, during an interview Monday in Cedar Rapids. “Cedar Rapids-Iowa…

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