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 Paul, Eagan and Minneapolis. Valid Class A CDL required. Must have six months experience operating tractor trailer and a safe driving record.***

Full Time Automotive Technician – Starting salary – $43,880; positions available in Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Must pass Exam 941, valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record with at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger.***

***Excellent career benefits under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care (day care) expenses are also available, as well as accrued vacation and sick leave.

Future career positions include:

City Carrier Assistant – 200+ openings – pay is $16.78 per hour, six paid Holidays and additional pay increases after first 12 weeks AND after first calendar year. Must pass Exam 473, valid state driver’s license and a safe driving record. Sorting, delivering, collecting mail on foot and/or by vehicle under a variety of weather conditions. Must be available 7 days per week. Position includes health benefits and accrual of vacation time.

Rural Carrier Associate – 150+ openings – pay is $17.78 per hour. Sorting, delivering, collecting mail by vehicle under a variety of weather conditions. Must be available 7 days per week. Position includes health benefits.

Assistant Rural Carrier – 75+ openings – pay is $17.78 per hour. Package delivery on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays observed by the USPS on an as needed basis. No benefits available as it does not lead to a permanent career position.

PSE Mail Processing Clerk – 100+ openings – pay is $17.19 per hour. Perform a variety of clerical duties including moving/sorting mail in a mail processing or retail/customer service function to support day to day operations. Position includes health benefits, six paid Holidays and accrual of vacation time.

The Northland and Hawkeye Districts will participate in the upcoming job fairs to recruit new hires and veterans. Recruiters will provide information and pamphlets on how to navigate through the www.usps.com/careers online application process.

Tuesday September 18, 2018 – 1pm to 3pm – West St Paul Work Force Center, 1 Mendota Rd W Suite 170, West St Paul MN 55118

Saturday September 22, 2018 – 9am to 12pm – Hawkeye District Office, 7900 Hickman Rd, Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Basic requirements: Applicants must be 18 years of age, or 16 years of age with a high school diploma. All applicants must be able to 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 two year driving history. Citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

New postings up daily at www.usps.com/careers. Must apply online. No paper applications accepted!

Looking for Holiday or seasonal employment? Casual mail handler positions ($15 per hour) and PSE mail processing clerk positions ($17.19 per hour) will be posted in the next upcoming weeks. Will work beginning November 10, 2018 and end on January 4, 2019.

Source: Kristy Anderson | Pulse | LinkedIn

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