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Post Office hiring for the holidays in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo


The United States Postal Service is hiring for more than 300 temporary holiday positions throughout Iowa.

Nearly 255 positions are available in Des Moines, 30 in Cedar Rapids and 18 each in Waterloo and the Quad Cities.

The available positions, which are Postal Support Clerk and Casual Mail handler, run from Nov. 16 through Jan. 10. Pay is $11.50 - $14.89 per hour with varying shifts and days off.

The Hawkeye District of the USPS, which includes most of Iowa and the two Quad-Cities in Illinois, is also hiring for City Carrier Assistant positions. These are 360 day appointments with the possibility of additional appointments.

The pay is $15.00 per hour with limited benefits. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required.

USPS positions also have an additional premium for hours worked between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., with varying hours of work per week.

To apply, visit, select “Careers” at the bottom of the page, click on “Search Jobs Online,” select Iowa or Illinois, click “Start,” then click on the link for the appropriate job.

First consideration will be given to all Preference Eligible Veterans.

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