Metro Phoenix jobs: Postal Service, Sky Harbor, more hiring – The Arizona Republic

by | Sep 7, 2022 | Jobs

The thermometer still might read more than 100 degrees, but Phoenix-area employers are starting to gear up for the holiday shopping season, while others seek to fill ongoing labor needs at a time when the Arizona jobless rate hovers around 3.3%.Several large employers are holding upcoming job fairs or other hiring events. Some examples:Postal Service has 800 open positionsThe U.S. Postal Service will host a job fair Friday, Sept. 9, in hopes of filling more than 800 open positions in Arizona, including around 400 in metro Phoenix.The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, 545 N. 40th St. in Phoenix.The service has openings for carriers, mail handlers, support employees, automotive technicians and other positions.Starting pay ranges from $17.32 to $27.52 per hour, depending on the position. Benefits include regular pay increases, paid vacation leave and health insurance. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older (or 16-plus with a diploma) and must be able to pass a criminal background investigation that includes a five-year residency requirement.Applications also can be submitted at usps.com/careers.For subscribers:Semiconductor legislation could bring another 10K jobs to ArizonaSeasonal warehouse work availableGeodis, a logistics and transport company, is seeking to hire about 350 seasonal workers in the Phoenix metro area for the peak holiday season, with many of the opportunities in warehouse and distribution-center positions.The company expects healthy consumer spending this year, after record 2021 holiday sales, as supply chains continue to stabilize. Geodis employs more than 13,000 people across the U.S. and Canada.The company says it offers competitive pay, referral bonuses, flexible schedules where feasible and choices between part- and full-time seasonal work.For more information on the seasonal positions, visit MyWarehouseJob.com.Hundreds of jobs at Sky HarborPhoenix Sky Harbor will host a job fair Tuesday, Sept. 13, in hopes of filling various airport positions. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 44th Street PHX Sky Train Station, located at 44th and Washington streets. The station is easily accessible by bus and light rail. Transit pass will be offered to attendees; parking is available.No prior registration is required to attend the event.Hundreds of available positions include customer servic …

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