US Postal Service will be at local job fair and looks to hire immediately

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The United States Postal Service is hiring motivated and dynamic individuals to help them deliver for America.

The Postal Service said it offers competitive wages for pre-career entry level positions such as letter carriers, rural route carriers, mail handlers, mail processing clerks and retail clerks. In these entry-level jobs, new employees earn valuable experience that may qualify for a full-time position, eventually leading to a long, prosperous, and fulfilling career.

Currently, the following positions are available in various Georgia locations: Postal Support Employee (PSE) Sales and Services/Distribution Associate (SSDA) at $19.62 per hour; Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) at $19.50 per hour; Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) at $19.50 per hour; and City Carrier Assistant (CCA) at $18.92 per hour. You can learn more about these employment opportunities at upcoming job fairs in LaGrange, Gainesville and Cleveland:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

9 a.m. – 12 Noon

Gainesville Post Office, 364 Green St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501

Positions include Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC), City Carrier Assistant (CCA), Rural Carrier Associate (RCA), and Postal Support Employee (PSE) Sales and Services/Distribution Associate (SSDA).

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Cleveland Post Office, 116 Helen Hwy, Cleveland, GA 30528

Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) and Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) positions are available in Cleveland.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Goodwill Career Center, 319 Commerce Ave, LaGrange, GA 30240

Positions include Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC), City Carrier Assistant (CCA), Rural Carrier Associate (RCA), and Postal Support Employee (PSE) Sales and Services/Distribution Associate (SSDA) to be filled in Barnesville, Fortson, Franklin, Hamilton, Hogansville, Manchester, Pine Mountain, Waverly Hall, West Point, and Woodbury.

Postal Support Employee (PSE) Sales and Services/Distribution Associate (SSDA) – A PSE SSDA serves customers at the retail counter and distributes mail and packages for postal personnel to deliver. The position is intended to be very flexible; an employee can be scheduled any hours and days, including weekends and holidays. This non-career position may lead to career employment.

Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) – An RCA will have a continuous, part-time job. This on-call position could be ideal if one is retired, self-employed, an at-home parent, an educator, night student, or if employed on an evening shift schedule. An RCA serves families and businesses in rural and suburban areas. This employee is responsible for the delivery and collection of mail, working part-time when regular carriers have scheduled days off or vacation days. An RCA also sells stamps, supplies, and money orders. An applicant must have a valid state driver’s license and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record. A personal vehicle may be required. Becoming an RCA is the first step to becoming a full-time, regular rural carrier with full benefits.

Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) – Scheduled as needed, an ARC delivers packages on Sunday and observed holidays, and on Saturday, may sort, deliver, and collect mail and packages along a designated rural route. This pre-career position requires the use of a personal vehicle.

City Carrier Assistant (CCA) – A CCA delivers mail and packages on a varied schedule that may include weekends and holidays. The position requires a valid Georgia driver’s license, safe driving record, and experience with a passenger car or larger. A CCA is scheduled to work based on service needs. The position may or may not lead to career employment.

Career employees can earn premium long-term benefits that complement good pay. Some of the benefits include multiple health and life insurance choices, pension benefits and a Thrift Savings Plan like a 401(k), and vacation time and sick leave.

The Postal Service is an organization that promotes largely from within, offering career development to help prepare employees achieve their professional goals. Training programs including entry-level functional job-related training, technical hands-on learning, new supervisor training and management-to-executive level development.

Learn more about job openings at usps.com/careers.