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Postal Job Listings

Postal Listings for Jobs

If you're searching for a job that offers competitive compensation and great benefits, something with flexible hours, or even a temporary position, its worth checking postal job listings locally and throughout the nation.

Career Opportunities and Postal Job Listings

While the first image that flashes into many people's minds when you say postal job is the clerk behind the counter at your local post office or the person who delivers mail to your door, the post office actually has a good number of postal jobs to consider. For those looking for a career change, their national career opportunities allow for cross-functional learning and development. If you like the idea of a stable job with a successful and historical organization that is centered on the future, take the time to peruse the jobs and career opportunities available at the U.S. Postal Service.

To find postal job listings, you can call your local post office to learn what openings are in your area, or you can visit USA Jobs to learn what opportunities are available throughout the country. You can also visit Post Office Jobs for more information. Possible listings to look for include:

Craft and Hourly Jobs

  • Administrative Clerk
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Blacksmith-Welder
  • Building Equipment Mechanic carpenter
  • Carrier
  • Cleaner, Custodian
  • Clerk Stenographer
  • Data Conversion Operator
  • Distribution Clerk
  • Electronic Technician
  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Engineman
  • Garageman-Driver
  • General Mechanic
  • Letter Box Mechanic
  • Letter Carrier
  • LSM Operator
  • Machinist
  • Mail Handler
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Mark Up Clerk
  • Mason
  • Mechanic Helper
  • Motor Vehicle Operator
  • Painter
  • Plumber
  • Scale Mechanic
  • Security Guard

Professional Postal Job Opportunities

  • Accounting Technician
  • Architect/Engineer
  • Budget Assistant
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Electronic Engineer
  • Transportation Specialist
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Technical Writer
  • Stationery Engineer

Management Postal Job Listings

  • Administrative Manager
  • Foreman of Mail
  • General Foreman
  • Labor Relations Representative
  • Manager Bulk-Mail
  • Manager-Distribution
  • Manager-Station/Branch

Management the Postmaster-Branch

  • Safety Officer
  • Schemes Routing Officer
  • Supervisor-Accounting
  • Supervisor-Customer Service
  • System Liaison Specialist
  • Tour Superintendent

Basic Requirements and Qualifications

Needless to say, not every postal job has the exact same requirements. However, in general, applicants must pass a written examination and pass a drug test. Applicants must sign up for the test, and are notified of the date, time, and place of the exam. Materials are sent to the applicant to help them prepare for the test. All in all, the test takes about two hour to complete.

Part Time Flexible Positions

College students and others looking for temporary employment with the Postal Service over the summer are hired as either temporary or Part Time Flexible. The pay rate for part-time flexible employees will differ as they are based upon a rate schedule for specific positions. In these cases, tests are not required but the job cannot lead to a career position either. If you may be interested in a summer job like this, it is important to apply early. In fact, it is suggested that you contact your local Post Offices no later than February regarding summer employment.

These temporary employees also have the opportunity for extra work for an 21-day period around Christmas when a supplemental Postal work force is needed for peak mail periods. You can watch for casual temporary positions to be posted on the Postal Services' employment web site.

Full-Time and Part-Time Flexible

The regular postal work force is comprised of full-time and part-time flexible employees (less than 40 hours per week). Flexible employees work fluctuating schedules and must be available for work as scheduled each week. Part-Time Flexible employees are hourly and earn between $12.29 - $27.26 an hour depending on their grade level.

Postal Employee Benefits

Postal workers benefits include a break in how much they pay for health care benefits. Other benefits include:

  • Opportunity to contribute to a 401K Thrift Saving Plan
  • Option to purchase low-cost life insurance
  • Generous holiday, vacation and sick leave allowances
  • Annual USPS uniform purchase allocation

For more information on their retirement benefits, qualifications and pay you can check a copy of Post Office Jobs by Dennis V. Damp at your local library.

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