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The U.S. Postal Service will host a hiring event in Richmond this Saturday as it strives to hire 1,000 people to fill various jobs throughout the Bay Area.

Registration is required for the event that is designed to help applicants create and submit applications online. It takes place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Hilltop Carrier Annex, 4180 Lakeside Drive.

People can also apply on their own at via the USPS website’s careers page.

Current openings exist in Contra Costa, Alameda, Marin, Sonoma, Solano, Sacramento and Yolo counties as well as Stockton, Lake Tahoe and Truckee for the following positions:

• Mail Processing: clerks and mail handlers;

• Delivery: city and rural carriers;

• Transportation: tractor-trailer drivers; and

• Maintenance: mechanics, laborer custodians and automotive technicians.

Postal employees working the job fair will adhere to social distancing and mask wearing protocols, and mask and social distancing protocols are required for all attendees.