USPS looking for temporary employees

Residents looking to make extra money during the holiday season are being sought by the U.S. Postal Service for temporary positions at its three Bay Area distribution centers.

The Postal Service is looking to hire people to work now through Jan. 6 as mail handlers, clerk assistants, transportation assistants and processing clerks.

The positions would be at one of the agency’s three facilities at 1750 Lundy Ave. in San Jose, 1675 Seventh St. in Oakland and 2501 Rydin Road in Richmond.

Hourly wages range from $15 to $17.43 with varying shifts and days off, postal service officials said.

To see a list of open positions and to apply, those interested can go to www.usps.com/careers and click on “Search Now,” then select “California” before clicking “Start.”

Job openings on the website will be regularly updated until all positions are filled, according to the postal service.