USPS: Letter Carrier Positions Are Available

Letter carrier positions available Employees can apply through eReassign. The Postal Service has a limited number of city letter carrier positions available, and current employees are encouraged to apply. What are the advantages of becoming a city letter carrier? Base salary ranges from $44,292 to $57,704 per year Daytime work hours Interaction with customers Outdoor […]

USPS to start campaign encouraging Postal Employees to become Letter Carriers

Reassignment Opportunities to the City Carrier Craft January 3, 2012 Mr. Cliff Guffey President American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO 1300 L Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005-4128 Dear Cliff: As a matter of general interest, the Postal Service will initiate an awareness campaign regarding bargaining unit reassignment opportunities to the city letter carrier craft. The program […]

Florida letter carrier regrets taking one day of sick leave in 43 years with USPS

Miami, FL, Letter Carrier Samuel Dukes has one regret in his 43 years of service — he once had to use a day of his sick leave. “I dislocated my knee, but I was able to come to work the next day,” Dukes said. “I came to the Post Office looking for a job and […]

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Donations Stolen From Fresno Home

“A Fresno woman claims her food donation was ripped off Saturday. A U.S. postal worker was supposed to pick up the groceries as part of the nation’s Stamp out Hunger campaign. Instead, someone in a random vehicle reportedly took the bag of food. Stamp out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in the country […]

Rudy Tempesta, longest-serving letter carrier in the United States

“Rudy Tempesta, 85, the longest-serving mailman in the United States. For 65 years, first in New York City, and since 1959 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina he’s been delivering good news and bad, checks and bills, letters and magazines, catalogs and packages. For the past 20 years, his route has been a seven-mile stretch in […]

Alert California Letter Carrier Foil Burglars Attempted Getaway After Robbing House

Carrier Praised for Exceptional Diligence During Burglary FREMONT, California  — The two young burglars at Fremont’s Gibraltar Drive thought they were prepared, mid-day, with a car positioned, motor running. After grabbing jewelry, irreplaceable family heirlooms and other valuables, they dashed down the street and hopped into their get-away car, failing to notice someone who would […]

Video: Eleanor Norton-Letter Carriers Are Indispensable To The American People

Video from the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy hearing on “Pushing the Envelope: The Looming Crisis at USPS.” The hearing examined the current fiscal situation of the Postal Service, the long-term outlook, and potential areas for postal reform. March 2, 2011. Lately, Postal Workers have been […]