USPS hiring ahead of holiday season

The positions offer starting pay from $17.32 - $19.50 per hour.
The positions offer starting pay from $17.32 - $19.50 per hour.
Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 10:36 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2022 at 4:57 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The United States Postal Service is set to hold several job fairs in Tennessee to hire ahead of the holiday season.

USPS officials are looking to hire workers for a number of different positions, including City Carrier Assistant (CCA), Rural Carrier Associate (RCA), Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) and Mail Handler Assistant (MHA).

The positions offer starting pay from $17.32 - $19.50 per hour and could turn into a long-term career in the Postal Service.

Interested? Visit one of the job fairs being held:

Tuesday, Nov. 29

  • Knoxville P&DC, 1237 Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville TN 37950
    • 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
    • Hiring CCA/MHA

Wednesday, Nov. 30

  • Lenoir Carrier Annex, 501 Adessa Parkway, Suite 240, Lenoir City, TN 37772
    • 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
    • Hiring RCA/ARC
  • Gallatin Post Office, 380 Maple St., Gallatin, TN 37066
    • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST
    • Hiring RCA/ARC
  • Nashville P&DC, 525 Royal Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37229
    • 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST
    • Hiring CCA/MHA

USPS employees must meet the following requirements:

  • 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 U.S. citizen, permanent resident, citizen of American Samoa or other U.S. Territory.
  • Must provide recent employment history.
  • Must have a safe driving record (if applying for a driving position).

Interested individuals can learn more or apply online here.