US Postal Service to hire 400 holiday workers in Tampa Bay area

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TAMPA FL – The U.S. Postal Service is accepting applications for Casual Mail Handlers, a temporary seasonal job for the fall mailing season and holiday period.

The Postal Service plans to hire a total of 400 Casual Mail Handlers to work in St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Orlando, Lake Mary, Tampa, Lakeland and Melbourne, Florida.

Salary for the position is $12 per hour. Available jobs are currently posted online at under the “Search Open Jobs; apply online section” on the lower right side.

Applicants should select “Florida” for location and select “Casual (CEP)” for more information about the position and to apply.

Applications for Casual Mail Handlers will be accepted through October 22, 2016.

The Postal Service encourages applicants to check the Postal Service’s employment web page often to search for updated openings for various positions.

All information about job positions and the hiring process are handled online at

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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