If you or anyone you know is in need of a job, the U.S. Postal Service wants to help.
USPS is looking for 400 new employees. The positions were posted on Wednesday and close on Sunday, Jan. 27.
The salary for a city carrier assistant is $15 an hour. The employee will be required to work Saturdays and weekdays as needed. May include Sundays and holidays. Employees must be available to work assigned tours, scheduled days and must be available to work on short notice.
Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of documented driving experience.
All applicants must apply online at http://www.usps.com/employment by the close of the job posting period — 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013. Paper applications will not be accepted.
Candidates, except for individuals performing active military duty, will need to be present for screening activities, including an interview, in the facility location or vicinity. Applicants must live within 50 mile commuting distance of the specific ZIP code area in order to be eligible for this position because the work is performed in offices within these ZIP code areas, and candidates will need to be present for screening activities, including an interview.
A written exam is required: Postal Exam 473. Instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once the candidate successfully submits an online application. Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the Postal Service’s requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U. S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident alien, or a citizen of a territory with allegiance to the United States.
The Postal Service will communicate with candidates by email concerning applications, so it is very important that applicants are able to receive electronic messages. It is important that applicants add the following email addresses to their email contact list right away to allow correspondence, especially if they use SPAM blocking software, use a Yahoo account, work or military email address:
Limited benefits include raises, paid vacation days and access to health insurance as required by law or after the first 360-day term, whichever comes first. Veterans who are entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position.