CHICAGO (CBS) — If you need a job. the U.S. Postal Service is hiring mail carriers in Chicago.

The post office needs “city carrier assistants” at locations across the city.

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The job requires you to have a driver’s license and a clean driving record for two years. You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have permanent resident alien status.

You’ll also have to pass assessment and performance tests.

Pay starts at $18 per hour.

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You must apply by May 8. Applications will be accepted online only at Click on “Search Jobs” and select Illinois to view current openings.


CBS 2 is committing to Working For Chicago, connecting you every day with the information you or a loved one might need about the jobs market, and helping you remove roadblocks to getting back to work.

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We’ll keep uncovering information every day to help this community get back to work, until the job crisis passes. CBS 2 has several helpful items right here on our website, including a look at specific companies that are hiring, and information from the state about the best way to get through to file for unemployment benefits in the meantime.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff