Postal Service hiring assistant carriers throughout Utah

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The U.S. Postal Service plans to hire approximately 200 city carrier assistant to deliver mail at post offices in Utah.

Starting pay for the non-career positions begins at $15 an hour. Benefits include vacation days, salary increases and the eventual opportunity to enroll in a health benefit plan. The position may also lead to possible future employment as a full-time city carrier with career status.

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

Current openings are now being posted and those who would like to apply for a position must do so online at the Postal Service's website.

To apply:

• Go to 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 hilight the appropriate state name, the click "Search."

• Select a listed position and begin the application process.

All applicants must be at least age 18 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.