Posted at: 03/16/2013 9:59 AM
By: The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire new workers to staff a mail processing and distribution center in Albuquerque.
The agency says it will be accepting applications for the mail handler positions through Monday via its website.
Starting pay will be $13.75 an hour and there are limited employee benefits in the first year of employment.
Postal officials say hours of work will vary based on mail volume.
The Postal Service, an independent agency of government, does not receive tax dollars for its day-to-day operations but is subject to congressional control.
The agency has been struggling in recent years to cut costs.
Some options include shorter hours at low-revenue post offices in rural areas and closure of some mail processing centers.
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