By Samantha Gowen – September 27, 2018
The Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts of the United States Postal Service will host upcoming job fairs to recruit new hires and veterans.
Available positions include city and rural mail carriers, mail processing clerks, transportation assistants, mail handlers and clerk assistants. Hourly wages range from $16-$18.62 per hour.
Area hiring fairs include:
Oct. 2: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Golden West College Students Services Patio, 15744 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach.
Oct. 12: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harbor City Recreational Center, 24901 Frampton Ave, Harbor City.
Oct. 24: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo. This fair is aimed at veterans switching to civilian work opportunities.
Oct. 26: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fourth annual Veterans & Persons with Disabilities Career Fair, 5151 State University Drive, Cal State University, Los Angeles (in the Golden Eagle ballrooms).
Oct. 26: from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tri-City Job Fair, 1403 N. Garvey Ave, Pomona.
Oct. 30: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pacific Gateway, 4811 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach. This job fair is bilingual.
Applicants must be 18 years old (or 16 with a high school diploma) and must pass drug screening and a criminal background investigation. Some positions require an exam. Any position that has a driving requirement will also require a valid driver’s license and a clean DMV two-year driving history.
Citizenship or permanent resident status also is required.
Interested applicants should go online to apply or talk to recruiters at the jobs fairs on how best to proceed. More information is available at usps.com/careers.
Source: Orange County Register