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US Postal Service to hold March 7 job fair at Bend Post Office

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Bend Post Office

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- March is a month of change. Harsh winter weather begins to change to calmer, warmer spring temperatures. Why not take a cue from Mother Nature and begin your own transition into to a new career with the Postal Service>

The demand is still high for mail carriers, clerks, and handlers but there are also many other available positions within America’s most trusted federal agency.

A postal career offers employees the ability to work where they live, good pay, stability, lifelong benefits and career advancement opportunities throughout the entire agency.

The Postal Service is continually hiring new employees throughout Oregon. USPS is one of the nation’s largest employers with ongoing attrition needs.

Make plans to become the newest of the more than 635,000 postal employees throughout the nation by attending one of the upcoming job fairs. No appointment is necessary.

DateLocationTime
Saturday, March 2Oregon City Post Office 19300 Molalla Ave. Oregon City, OR 9704510 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 7Bend Post Office
2300 NE 4th St.
Bend, OR 97701
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday, March 23Portland Processing & Distribution Center
7007 NE Cornfoot Rd.
Portland, OR 97218
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 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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