USPS Announces Postal Positions Exams
The United States Postal Service announces the exams for postal positions in the triboro district - Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island Zip Code 110 area. Registration for the following exams is from February 11 to May 4, 2008: Building Equipment Mechanic (BEM), announcement 225126; Maintenance Mechanic, announcement 225126 (same as BEM); Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic, announcement 225135; Electronic Technician, announcement 225146; Custodial Maintenance- eligible veterans only, announcement 225152; and Auto Mechanic - requires valid state CDL 'A' or 'B' driver's license, announcement 225140. Registration for letter carrier, announcement 225117, is from February 18 to February 29.
Applicants must pass a written examination and pre-employment suitability requirements.
Applicants must first attain a minimum score of 70 percent (exclusive of veteran preferences) on written examination. To qualify for postal employment, an applicant must be drug-free and have a vision of 20/40 (SNELLEN) in one eye and the ability to read, without strain, printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted.
The ability to distinguish color and shades is required. To register for the exam, call 478-757-3199, or visit www.usps.com/employment.