SEATTLE – The U.S. Postal Service is hiring for a new non-career Mail Handler Assistant position to work in mail processing and distribution facilities at various locations in Washington State.
Applicants must pass postal exams 473E and 473, be at least 18 years old or a high school graduate. Background checks and drug tests will be conducted. Veterans Preference will be honored. Starting pay is $13.75 an hour and there are limited employee benefits in the first year of employment. Hours of work will vary based on mail volume.
Applications will be accepted between March 14 and March 18.
Interested parties must apply for the positions online at the Postal Service’s website – http://about.usps.com/careers. Search by state and any positions for that state will display.
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