April 11, 2023

Embark on a Postal Career Along the Lewis & Clark Trail

252 locations + Four States = Endless possibilities; Hiring Blitz April 13

Lewis and Clark Stamp

The Postal Service has nearly 2,000 jobs to fill across the Northwest. And to reach that goal, 252 Post Office locations throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington are holding a one day only, multi-state hiring blitz.  

In 1804, the Lewis & Clark Expedition began their journey of discovery. Eventually making their way through the Northwest. Now, the Postal Service is embarking on an historic venture of its own with a concurrent, four-state event on Thursday, April 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. PT/Noon – 4 p.m. MT.

The Postal Service provides good pay, a secure career, and a place where you can expand your own horizons with career advancement opportunities.

The Postal Service has a variety of jobs available. But the need is especially urgent for:

  • Letter carriers
  • Clerks
  • Mail handlers

More specific location information is available for Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

No appointment is necessary. All job fairs are free and open to anyone interested in a Postal career.

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.

Applicants must be 18 years old — in some instances, interested candidates can also be 16 with a high school diploma/GED— available to work weekends and holidays, and be able to pass drug screening and a criminal background investigation.

Refer to the job announcements for full details, duties, responsibilities, job requirements, and benefits information. For additional information regarding available positions in all areas, applicants can go to our website www.usps.com/careers. Job postings are updated frequently, so check back often for additional opportunities.

Stabilizing our workforce to ensure we consistently service 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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