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Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - The US Postal Service has put out the 'help wanted" sign in Minnesota.

USPS says it is preparing for the expected upcoming increase in volume during the holiday period and is seeking to fill 250 temporary holiday positions and many future career positions throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

The Postal Service says it "is seeking motivated individuals who are looking to begin their career with the most trusted Federal Government Organization. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older (16 years old with a high school diploma or GED) and be able to pass a background check and drug test."

Many positions offer limited benefits and paid vacation time accrual.

In addition to City Carrier Assistants ($17.29/hr) and Rural Carrier Associates ($18.56/hr), USPS is also hiring for the following positions:

  • Mail Handler Assistant (MHA)- $16.55/hr
  • Tractor Trailer Operator (TTO)- $23.20-$31.84/hr
  • Holiday City Carrier (HCC)- $17.29/hr
  • Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA)- $18.15/hr
  • PSE Mail Processing Clerk (PSE 813)- $18.15/hr

Those interested may apply at www.usps.com/careers.

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