Postal Service Hiring More City Carrier Assistants

April 12, 2013 Updated Apr 12, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT

By WKBW News

April 12, 2013 Updated Apr 12, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT

GREATER BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW Release) –100 additional positions remain available for the Postal service with approximately 50 in the greater Buffalo area. Therefore, the U.S. Postal Service is again posting the CCA job vacancy announcement; the deadline to apply, April 18.

“We have received over 1500 applications of interested job seekers, but have only vetted about 300 qualified candidates,” said Manager of Human Resources Mary Tarzia. “Job opportunities are still available for those interested in finding a place with the United States Postal Service.”

CCAs are appointed for a term of 360 calendar days and may be reappointed for another 360-day term after a five-day break in service. The positions entail all the duties normally performed by a city letter carrier and may lead to a career position.

Salary and limited benefits include $15 an hour, paid vacation days and eligibility for health care benefits as required by law, or after the first 360-day term.




The deadline to apply is April 18, 2013. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and two years driving experience.




Full position details and online application at Positions are listed by geographical area.


To apply a candidate profile and application must be completed online using eCareer at Click the “search jobs online” link, click “search criteria for employment opportunities”, choose “New York” and then click “start”. Click on the opening you are interested in and “apply.”

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