July 8, 2024

Hello Summer, Hello New Career with the Postal Service

USPS Letter Carrier scanning packages

More than halfway through 2024 and perhaps it’s time to think about a new job. There are many opportunities right in your community as a postal employee.

Mail carriers, handlers, and clerks are still very much in demand throughout Oregon.

A career with the Postal Service offers the opportunity to make a difference in your community by giving employees the ability to work where they live. The jobs provide stability, good pay, lifelong benefits and nearly endless career advancement opportunities throughout the entire agency.

If a new job is in your future, or you’re just thinking about a change, stop by any of the events listed below to find out how to join more than 635,000 people throughout the nation — and nearly 63,000 veterans — as a postal employee. No appointment is necessary.




Thursday, July 11, 18, 25

Bend Post Office
2300 NE 4th St.

Bend, OR 97701

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Friday & Saturday,
July 19 - 20

Southside Post Office
30 E 33rd Av.

Eugene, OR 97405

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

Oregon City Post Office
19300 Molalla Av.
Oregon City, OR 97045

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Employees will be available to help fair attendees with benefits, qualifications, and application questions. Laptops will be available on the day of the event for immediate application submission.

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 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 also be available to work weekends and holidays.

If someone can’t make it to the listed events, 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, and postings are updated frequently, so check back often for additional opportunities. Potential applicants can also visit any Post Office location for more information.

Stabilizing our workforce to ensure we consistently service nearly 167 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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