Postal Service hiring 100 temporary mail handlers in Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH) – The Postal Service is hiring 100 people to help sort mail during the holiday season.

The Postal Service will hold job fair looking for casual mail handlers on November 3 from 12pm to 2pm and on November 4 from 3pm to 5pm.

Both job fairs will take place at the Columbus Processing & Distribution Center at 2323 Citygate Drive.

According to a job description, a casual mail handler does the following:

  1. Separates all class of mail.
  2. Culls, faces, and cancels mail.
  3. Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail. Empties mail from mail containers (bags, hampers, etc.) and loads mail into mail containers. Performs other duties incidental to the moving and processing of mail and related mail handling equipment.
  4. In addition, may perform other miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
  5. Exercises normal protective care for equipment and materials used.
  6. Exercises a normal regard for the safety of self and others.
  7. Operates equipment assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Craft

The jobs are temporary, beginning on November 12 and ending on January 6.

Online applications are accepted online at 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s