US Postal Service on hiring ‘blitz’ as it looks to hire 2K employees in Washington

The U.S. Postal Service says it’s conducting a hiring “Mega Blitz” in Washington as it look to fill vacancies across the state.

The USPS is looking to hire 2,000 mail carriers, mail handlers and clerks at 103 postal facilities in Washington.

It’ll be hosting job fairs at its locations on Thursday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. and USPS personnel will be onsite to answer questions and help potential applicants.

Job fairs on Thursday, Sept. 29:

Arlington, Arlington Smokey Point, Auburn, Bainbridge Island, Ballard Finance, Battle Ground, Bellevue Carrier Annex, Bellevue Way Carrier Annex, Bellingham, Bellingham Mount Baker, Blaine, Bothell, Bremerton, Buckley, Burlington, Columbia, Crossroads, Des Moines, East Vancouver, Eastsound, Enumclaw Carrier Annex, Everett Main, Everett HUB, Evergreen, Everson, Ferndale, Fife, Ft. Lewis, Freeland, Friday Harbor, Gig Harbor, Gold Bar, Goldendale, Graham, Highlands, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Lake City, Lake Stevens, Lakewood, Langley, Lincoln, Longview, Lopez Island, Lynnwood, Maple Valley, Marysville, Marysville Annex, Mercer Island, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mt. Vernon, North City, Oak Harbor, Olympia Lacey, Olympia Main, Orting, North Bend, Parkland, Perrinville, Port Angeles, Port Hadlock, Port Orchard, Port Townsend, Poulsbo, Proctor, Puyallup, Redmond, Renton, Seattle Network Distribution Center, Seattle Mail Processing Facility, Sequim, Silverdale, Snohomish, South Hills, Spanaway, Stanwood, Sultan, Sumner, Tacoma Downtown, Term Station, University Place, Vancouver, Vashon, Westwood, Woodinville

Job fairs on Friday, Sept. 30:

Cashmere, Colville, Ellensburg, Ephrata, Greenacres, Moses Lake, Northpointe, Pasco, Pullman, Shadle Garland, Spokane Mail Processing Facility, Veradale, Walla Walla, Wenatchee, West Richland, Yakima

“We’re modernizing and continually adapting to the changing needs of our customers,” said Alexis Delgado, USPS Washington human resources manager. “In order to do that, we need motivated, dedicated people to join us to deliver for our local communities and our nation. There’s never been a better time to join the Postal Service.”

The available postal positions offer starting pay of $18.92 to $21.19 an hour, according to the USPS.

For more information on job openings and the requirements to be a USPS employee, visit