Mayor Martin J. Walsh, USPS, and Mike Powers host job fairs

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 1:00pm

On Saturday, May 31, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Greater Boston District Manager John (Mike) Powers are to host five job fairs in Boston neighborhoods. Job fair attendees can apply and learn about the City Carriers Assistant (CCA) job openings at postal facilities throughout Boston. USPS human resources professionals and City of Boston employees will be on hand at the fair to answer questions and assist attendees with applications.

*The job fairs will be held on Saturday, May 31st from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00
p.m. at the following locations:*

· BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center,1 Worrell Street, Dorchester

· BCYF Mildred Avenue, 5 Mildred Avenue, Mattapan

The majority of USPS entry-level workers are hired through a competitive process which begins when a job application is submitted. CCAs are appointed for a term of 360 calendar days and may be reappointed for another 360-day term after a five day break in service. The positions entail all the duties normally performed by a city letter carrier and may lead to a long-term career position. Salary and limited benefits include $15.30 an hour, paid vacation days, and eligibility for health care benefits. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, exemplary driving record, and two years of driving experience.

Individuals are also welcome to apply online: www.usps.com/employment.
Online applicants will be required to create a profile and fill out an employment application. Once completed, search for the CCA openings in the Boston by:

· Clicking the "search jobs online" link;

· Clicking "search criteria for employment opportunities," choose
"Massachusetts" and then click "start;" and

· Clicking on the position opening of interest and "apply."