Postal Worker escapes serious injury after collision with truck hauling propane gas

5/25/16 Mail carrier not seriously hurt in accident with propane truck A Tollesboro woman working to deliver the mail escaped serious injury Wednesday morning when her vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer hauling propane gas. Deputy Gary Sparks said the accident happened on the AA Highway at the intersection of Hamrick Hollow Road at Tollesboro […]

Video: USPS looking for 700 new rural carrier associates in Indiana

INDIANA (WTHI) – The United States Postal Service is looking for 700 new hires. The salary for a rural carrier associate (RCA) is $16.65 an hour plus an equipment maintenance allowance. The employee may be required to use his or her personal vehicle. However, compensation will be provided. U.S. Postal Service looking for 700 new […]

Rural mail carrier (RCA) ejected from mail truck after colliding with SUV in Pennsylvania

April 27, 2015 Two people, including a mail carrier (rural carrier associate [RCA])  , were injured when a mail truck and an SUV collided in Washington County Monday, emergency officials said. Samantha Mueller, 30, of Canonsburg told police she was driving her mail truck along the shoulder of the 1800 block of Route 980 in […]

USPS job fairs slated for April 29 – 30 in Ada OK, Landover MD and Minnesota

USPS job fair slated for April 29 at ADA, Oklahoma Post Office – 8 Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) positions immediately available April 20, 2015 ADA, OK — The U.S. Postal Service will sponsor a free Postal Job Fair at the Ada Post Office, 131 E. 12th Ada, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, April […]

Missouri rural mail carrier arrested on felony drug charge

Lewis County mail carrier arrested on felony drug charge LEWIS COUNTY, MO. —A Lewis County Missouri rural carrier associate was arrested last week on a felony drug charge. According to Lewis County Sheriff David Parrish, Julie Marie Campbell, 41, of rural Edina, was arrested April 1 on one count of illegal possession of a controlled […]

Postal Bulletin: Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) Schedule for Rural Routes

From Postal Bulletin 22406 – January 8, 2015 In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, Section 2.J.3 of the Rural Carrier National Agreement, effective January 10, 2015 (pay period 03-15), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will decrease to 69.5 cents per mile. The EMA is 69.5 cents per mile, or a minimum of $27.80 […]

Pennsylvania postal worker ejected from delivery vehicle in crash

(October 29, 2014) MILTON, PA — A mailman sustained moderate injuries after being ejected from his delivery truck during a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 10:21 a.m. Monday along Broadway Road, at its intersection with Ridge Road, Turbot Township, Northumberland County. Police said the crash occurred as a 1991 U.S. Mail Delivery vehicle driven by […]

Florida Rural Carrier Associate charged in missing mail case

A Lee County man has been indicted on federal charges related to tampering with hundreds of articles of mail. The former United States Postal Service employee, indentified in court records as Michael Marquez, appeared in court last week and was released on his own recognizance.  Prosecutors allege he “destroyed, detained, and delayed” more than 400 […]

USPS seeks to fill 600 Rural Carrier Associate positions in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WANE) – The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is hoping to fill hundreds of Rural Carrier Associate positions in Indiana. According to the release from USPS, the salary for the positions is $16.25 an hour plus an equipment maintenance allowance. Employees may be required to use personal vehicles but compensation would be provided for that. Check […]