Postal Service hiring letter-carrier assistants
The U.S. Postal Service is looking to fill 240 non-career city carrier-assistant positions available throughout Arizona.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old or a high school graduate, have a valid state driver's license and a safe driving record with at least two years of driving experience. There will be a written exam, background checks and drug tests for applicants.
Pay starts at $15 an hour, and there are limited benefits during the first year of employment. Employees will work approximately 20 hours a week but that can vary.
Applications are being accepted through Monday. Those interested may apply at www.usps.com/employment online.
Tempe announces $600M office-development deal
TEMPE - Tempe announced a $600 million office-development deal Friday to be built near Tempe Town Lake.
The State Farm insurance company will lease office space and anchor the multiuse development, including retail, called the Marina Heights project. The development will cover more than 2 million square feet to be constructed on more than 20 acres.
The site also will feature a nearly 10-acre lakeside plaza, which will be open to the public. The project is being developed by Ryan Companies US and Sunbelt Holdings.
Hopis file $190M claim against Wachovia
FLAGSTAFF - The Hopi Tribe of Northern Arizona claims its investments were mishandled. The tribe filed its claims against Wachovia with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. It is seeking more than $190 million in damages and penalties. A spokesman for Wells Fargo & Co, which acquired Wachovia in 2008, said the bank will present its side during an arbitration hearing.
Staff and wire reports