Chicago, IL — The U.S. Postal Service will be hiring seasonal employees in the coming months and other temporary and career positions to work at one of the mail processing facilities in the Chicago area or a delivery unit. The holiday period is from mid-November 2018 to early January 2019.
Holiday openings include Casual Mail Handler at $16 an hour, Postal Support Employee (PSE) Mail Processing Clerks at $16.42 an hour and Mail Handler Assistant (MHA) at $15.46 per hour. Casual Carrier Assistant (CCA) positions start at $16.78 per hour and are temporary 1 year positions which can be renewed. Mail Handler Assistant positions also have a 1 year renewable term. Tractor Trailer Operators (TTO) are career positions which start at $21.94 per hour. Additional night premium and overtime for working over 40 hours in a week may apply.
Applications will be accepted online at www.usps.com/employment. Click on “Search Now and Apply” and select Illinois to view current openings. As jobs are posted daily and are open for a limited time, it’s a good idea to check frequently on the site.
To be considered for the positions you must meet the following requirements:
- 18 years old at the time of appointment or 16 years of age with a high school diploma
- United States citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other U.S. territory
- Recent employment history
- Ability to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment
- Safe driving record (if applicable to the position)
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
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