Working at USPS


The United States Postal Service® is the second largest employer in the United States. We offer our team variety, training, and ways to move up. We have specific programs for recent grads and skills matching for applicants with military experience.

From mail carriers to corporate management, we work together to provide efficient, affordable service to the American public. USPS® is an excellent workplace for self-motivated people who enjoy independence and measurable goals with the added satisfaction of serving our communities.

Benefits

Great benefits include more than good pay. USPS has competitive salaries and premium benefits.

  • Multiple health and life insurance choices
  • Retirement and thrift savings plans
  • Vacation time and sick leave
  • Qualifying education assistance

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Building a Career at USPS

Our workers are the backbone of USPS service. We want to develop and advance careers within USPS, so our development programs train and prepare our employees for promotions and growth in a variety of USPS business areas.

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Diversity & Inclusion

It is the policy of USPS to provide equal employment opportunity and prevent employment discrimination. We seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce in which employees respect and value each other’s differences and work to promote collaboration, flexibility, and fairness so that all employees are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. Should you become a USPS employee, you will be required to perform your duties in a manner that complies with these policies and objectives.

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Employment Requirements

  • 18 years old at the time of appointment or 16 years old with a high school diploma
  • United States citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other U.S. territory
  • Recent employment history
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment
  • Safe driving record (if applicable to the position)
  • Must be registered with Selective Service if applicable