US Postal Service hiring temporary, full-time workers in Chicago area

CHICAGO (WLS) -- If you're looking for employment, the U.S. Postal Service is currently hiring in the Chicago area.

Both temporary and full-time positions are available in mail processing as well as delivery.

Pay ranges from $16 an hour to just over $17 an hour.

The USPS is accepting online applications until December 23-24.

Visit the USPS' career website to apply: www.usps.com/careers

To be considered for any of the job openings, applicants must:

- Be 18 years old at the time of appointment or 16 years old with a high school diploma
- Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or citizen of American Samoa or other U.S. territory
- Show recent employment history
- Be able to pass a criminal background check, drug screening and medical assessment
- Have a safe driving record (if applicable to position)
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