Are you looking for a job that will pay you over $20 an hour and give you 12 holidays and retirement?  Than the U.S. Postal Service is looking for you.  For the first time in over a decade The postal service right here in Great Falls has immediate openings for mail carriers.

Starting pay is $22.18 an hour.  Not too bad.  But here are the other perks.  You will be covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System.  Upon hire you will be eligible to contribute to a 401k right away.  You will also be able to sign up for the Federal Employees Health Benefits program and the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance which includes dental, vision and long-term care insurance programs.  And we are not done yet.  You will get other benefits like sick leave, annual leave and all government holidays.

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PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 17: U.S. Postal Service carrier Ron Comly carries parcel packages to a home while delivering mail along his postal route December 17, 2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. December 17 is expected to be the busiest delivery day for the U.S. Postal Service. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Some of the negatives of the job.

While this all sounds good here are some details of what a mail carrier has to go through according to Zippa.  You could be working in bad weather, especially here in Montana.  The job is time sensitive so you must be punctual.  The job as a mail carrier can be physically demanding.  At times you could be lifting heavy things.  Once you are a mail carrier there are not many opportunities to move up the ladder.  Most managing positions require a bachelor's degree in most cases.

Some of the positives of the job.

Being a mail carrier will keep you active.  You are pretty much your own boss because most of the time you are out and away from your boss and the job only requires minimal education.

You will have to pass a criminal background check.

If you are interested head to and click on apply now.

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