USPS In Pittsburgh Looking To Fill Temp Jobs That Pay Nearly $18 An Hour

Processing assistant jobs are wanted in Warrendale and the North Side

Andrew Limberg
April 30, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Line of USPS trucks



PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The United States Postal Service is looking to hire mail processing assistant positions as well as other jobs in the Pittsburgh area.

Two temporary mail processing assistant jobs are wanted in Warrendale and the North Side.

The position pays $17.95 an hour and employees are paid bi-weekly.

The position also requires the applicant take an exam and pass a background check.

According to the USPS website the employee "performs a variety of clerk duties required to process mail using automated mail processing equipment or manual methods of sortation and distribution."


  • 1. Makes one or more sortations of outgoing and/or incoming mail using the appropriate sort program or manual distribution scheme.
  • 2. On a rotation basis, performs all of the following duties: loads mail onto automated equipment, culling out non-processable items; enters sort plan and starts equipment; monitors flow of mail to ensure continuous feed; sweeps separated mail from bins stackers; and stops equipment when distribution run or operation is completed. Runs machine reports, clears jams and contacts maintenance for assistance when required.
  • 3. Prepares work area, ensuring all necessary support equipment and materials, including labels, trays, and other containers, are in place.
  • 4. Removes sorted mail from bins or separations and places into appropriate trays or containers for further processing or dispatch based on knowledge of operating plans and dispatch schedules, or at the instruction of supervisors or expediters may riffle or verify mail to ensure sortation accuracy as needed.
  • 5. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: provide service at public window for non-financial transactions; maintain records of mails; examine balances in advance deposit accounts; and record and bill mail requiring special service.
  • 6. Follows established safe work methods, procedures and safety precautions while performing all duties.
  • 7. Performs other duties as assigned

The North Side location on California Avenue is also looking to fill a full time maintenance mechanic.

That position pays between $43,780 and $57,430 yearly.

Visit the Post Office’s website to apply and search for other available jobs.

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