Chicago (CBS) — The U.S. Postal Service is hiring in the Chicago area for the busy holiday season from mid-November 2018 to early January 2019.

The holiday openings include casual mail handlers, mail processing clerks and mail handler assistants. Mail handler assistant positions can be renewed yearly.

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Pay for the positions starts at $15.46 per hour.

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USPS is also hiring casual carrier assistants for temporary one-year positions and career tractor trailer operators.

The pay for casual carrier assistants starts at $16.78 per hour and for tractor trailer operators at $21.94 per hour.

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