Canada Post to hire hundreds for holiday season in Hamilton, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville
Published September 13, 2023 at 10:34 am
The holiday season is just around the corner and that means lots of high-paying jobs are available for residents of Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton, Oakville and plenty of places across the GTA and country.
Canada Post is gearing up for its busiest time of the season and with more than a million parcels expected to be delivered they’ll be needing to hire hundreds of people across the country. Employees can earn over $20 an hour for such duties as checking bags and parcels, sorting and processing through the holiday season.
Residents can apply for hundreds of seasonal “Postal Clerk” positions by visiting here.
Postal Clerk duties include sorting mail items, transporting mail to different floors and sections, operating mail processing equipment, checking addresses and postage on mail and data entry.
Previous work experience at the Post office isn’t necessary, but experience working in a warehouse or plant will be considered an asset.
Those applying will have to be available to work from Nov. 15, 2023 to Jan. 15, 2024 and be able to work flexible shifts.
The position will require employees to stand in one place for up to three-and-a-half hours at a time. Workers will also have to be to bend, reach, lift and carry items and be able to read and write. Also required is the ability to speak English and/or French.
The salary for is $22.68 an hour.
“You’ll help us sort holiday mail and parcels to make sure customers and businesses receive what they’re waiting for,” Canada Post said in the job postings.
Canada Post is looking to fill 130 positions in Hamilton (closes Sept. 17), 70 in Mississauga (closes Oct. 5), and 40 jobs in Brampton. Other local cities and towns hiring include Oakville, Georgetown, Burlington, Milton and Etobicoke.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising