Feb. 16, 2023

Looking for a New Job in Lents?

The Postal Service is Hiring throughout Southeast Portland

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Portland, OR — If you’re in need of a job close to home, look no further than the Postal Service. Whether you need a full, or part time job, a new career path, or are just starting out, we can offer you a wide variety of jobs.

A job with the Postal Service can offer a lifelong career, competitive wages and benefits, and many advancement opportunities, all in your own backyard.

While other companies are reducing their workforce, the Postal Service is actively hiring. Our goal is to welcome hundreds of new employees over the next few months across the state. The need is especially urgent for mail handlers, clerks, and mail carriers.   

Anyone who needs a full or part-time job, a new career path, or is looking for a first-time job, please make plans to visit the upcoming job fair:

Thursday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lents Detached Carrier Unit
8100 SE Crystal Springs
Portland, OR 97236

No appointment is necessary. The fair will help fill open positions for Lents and the surrounding neighborhoods of southeast Portland. All job fairs are open to anyone interested in a Postal career. And our employees can also help locate jobs across the state as needed.

Postal Service human resources employees will be available to help job fair attendees with benefits, qualifications, and application questions. Laptops will be available on the day of the event for immediate application submission.

Our employees are our greatest asset, and we are investing in our new personnel by providing robust training and on-the-job support. The Postal Service offers stability, competitive wages and benefits, and career advancement opportunities.

Starting pay varies depending on the job. But starting pay for carriers ranges between $19 and $20 per hour paid bi-weekly. Applications are accepted online at www.usps.com/careers.

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Applicants must be 18 years of age and be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background investigation. Although in some instances, interested candidates can also be 16 with a high school diploma.

Applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays. Refer to the job announcement for full details, duties, responsibilities, job requirements, and benefits information. Job postings are updated frequently, so check back often for additional opportunities.

If someone can’t make it to the job fair, or for additional information regarding available positions in all areas, applicants can go to our website at www.usps.com/careers. Jobs are uploaded every other Tuesday until filled. Potential applicants can also visit any Post Office location for more information.

Stabilizing our workforce to ensure we consistently service the nearly 165 million addresses across the country is one part of the Postal Service’s 10-year Delivering for America plan to achieve financial stability and service excellence.



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