Postal Service Hiring in Buffalo and Western New York
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If you're looking for a job, the United States Postal Service is hiring in Buffalo and Western New York, according to WKBW. It has openings at post offices in Buffalo, Depew, Lockport, Niagara Falls, and Tonawanda. There are more than 60 positions available. The Postal Service is hiring to fill city carrier assistant positions. You could make $17.29 per hour and be eligible for health benefits. For the city carrier assistant position, you would be responsible for delivering mail by vehicle and foot, in all types of weather conditions. Remember the post office's unofficial soglan,
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
In order to be eligible for a job with the United States Postal Service, you must meet the following requirements:
-18 years old at the time of appointment or 16 years old 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
-Residency requirement for background checks
-Safe driving record (if applicable to the position)
-Must be registered with Selective Service if applicable
If this sounds like the job for you, apply online or get more details on the USPS' career website, www.usps.com/careers.
The USPS has come under scrutiny in the past few months, particularly around the presidential election. Many people accused the Post Master General of intentionally slowing down the mail, in a failed attempt to help Donald Trump get re-elected.