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U.S. Postal Service to hire carrier assistants in South Dakota

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The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire carrier assistants at post offices North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and northwestern Minnesota.

The Postal Service is looking to hire approximately 100 city carrier assistants in those states. Those employees would deliver mail to post offices in those states.

Starting pay for the positions is $15 per hour. Benefits include vacation days, salary increases and the eventual opportunity to enroll in a health benefits plan. The Postal Service says these positions could lead to possible future employment as a full time city carrier with career status.

Appointments are for 360 consecutive days and applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule Monday through Saturday. The number of hours worked will depend on mail volume.

Openings will be posted February 4-10. All applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of hire and be a U.S. citizen or have permanent alien status. Carrier positions require a valid driver's license and a minimum of two years documented driving experience.

Here are the steps to apply online:

• Go to: https://www.usps.com and click on "Careers" at the bottom of the page.

• Click "Search our latest job openings."

• In the "Keywords" box, enter the name of the city; In the "Location" box highlight the appropriate state name, then click "Search."

• Select a listed position and begin the application process.

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