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Postal Service to host statewide job fair in several North Dakota cities

The Postal Service will be hiring for seasonal, part-time and full-time positions in Fargo, Bismarck, West Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, Wahpeton and Hillsboro.

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The customers mail packages at the downtown Fargo Post Office on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022.
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FARGO — The United States Postal Service will be hosting a statewide job fair from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 17, in several locations across North Dakota.

Job fairs will take place in Fargo, Bismarck, West Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, Wahpeton and Hillsboro. The Postal Service will be hiring for both driving and non-driving positions at the job fairs.

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Fargo postmaster Greg Johnson has been trying to fill open positions at the United States Postal Service every week for the past five years. The Sisyphean task has never been more difficult.

Driver positions include the following:

  • Rural carrier associate, $19.06 per hour
  • Assistant rural carrier, $19.06 per hour
  • City carrier assistant, $18.92 per hour
  • Tractor trailer operator, $24.70 per hour
  • Automotive mechanic, $23.75 per hour

Non-driving positions for which the Postal Service is hiring include

  • Mail handler assistant, $17.32 per hour
  • Mail processing clerk, $18.69 per hour
  • Sales and service associate, $18.69 per hour

Seasonal, part-time and full-time positions are available. According to a news release, the hiring push is a part of the Postal Service's 10-year Delivering for America plan , which seeks to build its workforce and achieve financial stability.

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