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USPS to host "hiring blitz" throughout San Diego County

The event kicks off on Aug.16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m at over a dozen San Diego County post office locations.
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The US. Postal Service will hold a one-day “hiring blitz” throughout San Diego County. 

The event kicks off on Aug.16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m at over a dozen San Diego County post office locations. Officials say they are looking to hire mail carrier and clerk positions whose starting pay begins from $18.92 to $19.12 an hour. 

“The available postal positions, which offer starting pay from $18.92 to $19.12 an hour, are great opportunities for anyone seeking fast-paced, rewarding work environments with good pay, and are a first step that could lead to long-term careers for the Postal Service,” officials wrote in a statement. 

The event will take place in the following county post office locations: 

  • Carlsbad
  • Chula Vista
  • Downtown San Diego
  • El Cajon
  • Encanto
  • Encinitas
  • Escondido
  • Grantville
  • La Jolla
  • La Mesa
  • Linda Vista
  • Midway
  • Oceanside
  • Pacific Beach
  • Pala Vista
  • Rancho Bernardo
  • Riverfront
  • San Marcos
  • Santee

Employment requirements include: 

  • Must be 18 years old at the time of appointment or 16 years old with a high school diploma
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment
  • Must be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other U.S. Territory
  • Must provide recent employment history
  • Must have a safe driving record (if applicable to the position)

Anyone not able to attend the hiring event can apply for a position at USPS.com/careers.