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United States Postal Service holding drive-thru job fair in Akron

There are 100 positions available, with wages starting at $16.87 per hour.

AKRON, Ohio — EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player above is from a previous story.

Need a job? The United States Postal Service (USPS) is hiring.

It will hold a drive-thru style job fair at the Akron Five Points Post Office, located at 634 West Exchange Street in Akron on Sunday, June 27 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

The USPS is looking to hire more than 100 individuals. Open positions include:

  • City carrier assistants
  • Rural carrier associates
  • Postal support employees
  • Mailhandler assistants
  • Tractor-trailer operators

The positions listed above perform mail handling, mail processing, driving, mail delivery or a combination of those duties. Starting salary is between $16.87 and $23.74 per hour. A Class (A) commercial drivers license (CDL) is required for tractor trailer operator positions. 

You can complete an application online. After you finish, make sure you click the save tab and submit it electronically. The USPS recommends checking your email daily for messages regarding your application after you submit it.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and pass a background investigation and medical assessment.

HR specialists from the USPS will be onsite Sunday to answer questions and share details about the open positions. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player below is from a previous, unrelated story.

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