Albany, New York
Postal Job Placement
Join the US Postal Service in less than 2 weeks, and be a valued team member in one of America’s largest, most prestigious, and highest paid work forces. The average postal worker makes just over $72K a year, with federal benefits, retirement, paid vacations, paid training, and a lifetime of positional and compensation advancement potential. Starting pay ranges up to $27/hr including federal benefits, plus paid overtime. A high school diploma is NOT required. There are 4 entry level positions. Each may lead to any position you prefer at the USPS. They include Window Clerk, Mail Handler, Mail Processor and Mail Carrier.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for loading, unloading, and moving mail by the bulk.
Must be 18 years old or 16 years old with high school diploma.
Must be US citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other US territory.
Ability to pass criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment.
Must be registered with Selective Service (if applicable).
Up to $18.64 per hour paid bi-weekly
Candidates must successfully complete and receive a pass rating of the Virtual Entry Assessment – MH (475) for Mail Handlers. When the candidate is invited to take the assessment, directions will be provided via email.
The Postal Inspection Service conducts a criminal background check by utilizing United States information and data resources only (FBI, fingerprint check, state and county checks). The investigation covers a 5 years inquiry for any location where the candidate lived, was employed, or went to school within the US or its territories.
Candidates are required to be physically able to perform the duties of the position in an efficient manner with or without reasonable accommodation. Duties may include long periods of standing, walking, pushing, and reaching. Candidates may also handle mail containers weighing up to 70 pounds.
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