Working for the post office definitely has its perks. The United States organization offers their employees excellent benefits and perks. And the pay rate increases steadily with each year that a workers stays there as well. Make sure you meet all the requirements before you start applying for post office jobs.
All employees at the postal service must be eighteen years of age at least and must provide citizenship proof. They should be able to handle eight hour workdays filled with heavy lifting. Someone applying to carry mail should have a valid driver’s license also.
To view job openings that are available in your area, visit the official website of the USPS. To determine if a job is right for you, view each one’s description. Based on your education level and age, you may qualify for many different positions from mail carrier to desk clerk.
Don’t get too worried if you don’t have much luck with finding jobs you’re qualified for or interested in. Check the job positing site fairly often as new positions are likely to show up eventually. Consider widening your search range by ten or five miles if there aren’t post jobs in your area. You could visit the local office in person, also, and inquire about any positions that are available. Like a lot of companies, the office in your city may be slow about posting online jobs.
After you apply and are lucky enough to get a call about an interview, be sure that you are fully prepared for it. The person doing the interview will likely want to see some copies of your school transcripts, licenses, and resumes. You should provide any references and work history too.
All US postal service employees had to pass entrance exams to work there. If the interview went well and you received a job offer, you have a few days or more until yours is scheduled. To help prepare yourself for the test, study with the four seventy battery study guide. Each post office employee takes an exam that’s slightly different but they all use the same format. You can take some practice tests and download the study guide at the website of the post office.
After that, you’ll just be a few steps from being a full United States employee of the post office. All that will be left is to complete any training for your new job and to take a mandatory drug test.