The United States Postal Service is hiring more than 1,000 employees across the Front Range in anticipation of the busy mailing season.

The hires will work in post offices and sorting facilities, USPS announced Wednesday in a news release.

USPS says the open positions include City Carrier Assistant, Rural Carrier Associate, Assistant Rural Carrier, Mail Handler Assistant, Casual Mail handler and Postal Support Employee.

The Postal Service says it hopes to keep some workers after the holiday season in permanent positions.

Wages range from $12.00 to $17.40 an hour.

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