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Most common question about our services

Are you the United States Postal Service?

No, we're an independent entity focused on aiding job applicants throughout the hiring procedures specific to the US Postal Service

If I register, am I assured of securing a job??

No guarantees. However, you are entitled to a refund if you don't pass the exam or fail to secure a job after your initial interview.

Are there currently job openings in my local area??

Jobs are regularly posted on the USPS website, and they span various locations nationwide. On average, there are approximately 1,500 job openings available across the United States at any given time.

I can't find any job openings near my location at the moment. What should I do??

Job availability fluctuates regularly nationwide. It's recommended to apply for any available positions to proceed with taking and passing the exam. Upon doing so, you may become aware of job opportunities not publicly posted. Additionally, more job openings may arise by the time you complete the process.

Can you ensure that a job will become available in my zip code??

No guarantees. Job availability depends on USPS needs. Generally, positions open up near most locations within a few weeks as there's a constant demand for postal workers to deliver packages to homes across the nation.

Are there full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions available??

Most entry-level positions offer flexibility in scheduling, including full-time, part-time, and seasonal options. Details regarding schedule preferences are usually discussed during the interview phase.

Is prior experience required to work for the Post Office??

No experience is required for Entry Level Positions.

Is US Citizenship or a Green Card required to apply??

Yes. You'll need to provide your Social Security Number or Green Card number during the application process.

Is a High School Diploma or GED required to work for the Post Office??

No. There are no education requirements unless you're under the age of 18.

Do I need to speak English to work for the Post Office??

Yes. Proficiency in speaking and reading English is required by the USPS.

Is there an age limit for applicants to work for the USPS?

You must be at least 16 to work for the Post Office, but there is no age cap.

What if I have a felony on my record?

It depends on the felony and how long ago you were convicted.

Is there a vision requirement to work for the USPS?

Yes, the Post Office requires correctable 20/40 vision in the best eye and a minimum of 20/100 vision in the other eye.

Do I need to undergo a physical examination??

While the U.S. Postal Service retains the option to request a physical examination, it's typically not mandatory. However, you may need to demonstrate your ability to lift items of similar weight to packages or satchels required for your specific position.

What is the typical weight of packages that need to be lifted and carried??

The weight of packages, bundles, and mail carts varies depending on the position. On average, shoulder satchels weigh around 35 lbs, while containers used for loading and unloading mail weigh around 70 lbs. Additionally, Mail Handlers may need to push rolling containers weighing up to 1,500 lbs.

Will I be required to wear a uniform??

The uniform requirement varies depending on the position. Most roles at the U.S. Postal Service necessitate wearing an approved uniform, while others may have specific dress code guidelines.

Will I be expected to work overtime??

Overtime isn't typically a regular part of your schedule, but it may be necessary based on the volume of mail processed at your location and any procedural changes implemented by the Postmaster.

Are there paid vacation or leave programs available??

Yes, paid vacation and leave programs are provided to career employees. The duration of these programs increases with the number of years of service.

When will medical benefits become available to me??

The time frame varies by position. For eligible positions, medical benefits are typically offered after the 90-day probationary period.

Is there a 401(k) Plan offered??

Career employees are provided with a similar program called the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). It functions as a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees, offering retirement income and comparable savings and tax benefits to those found in many private corporations' 401(k) Plans.

Will my family be covered under my medical insurance?

Employees eligible for medical benefits have the option to enroll in a family plan, which extends health insurance coverage to members of the plan for a monthly premium.

Is there an annual Cost of Living adjustment for salaries??

Yes. Most employees receive regular salary increases and, where applicable, additional compensation such as overtime pay, night shift differential, and Sunday premium pay.

Is there room for advancement and promotions??

Yes. There are opportunities to transition between different employment statuses and to move up from one position to another.

Does the US Postal Service offer any childcare incentives??

Yes. After one year of service, career employees can participate in Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Programs. Tax-free FSA contributions can be utilized to cover most out-of-pocket healthcare and dependent care (daycare) expenses.

Are veterans given preference in hiring at the Post Office??

Yes, veterans may receive an additional 5 to 10 points on their exam score, depending on the status of their discharge.

When will the test be administered??

Once you've completed your eCareer Profile, applied for your initial position, and passed the online Personality Characteristics Assessment, you'll receive an email to schedule an exam at an independent testing facility in your vicinity. You'll have the flexibility to select a time and location that suits you.

Can I take the exam from home??

No, the exam is proctored and must be taken at an independent testing facility designated by the USPS in your local area. However, you can complete the online assessment, known as the 'Personality and Experiences Inventory,' from home on your computer.

How long does it take to receive my exam score??

Typically, applicants receive their exam score within an hour via email.

Does the Post Office offer free study materials??

Yes, but they are limited. The materials provide a basic overview of the process and can be accessed online via the USPS website. However, they do not include practice exams or detailed tips for each step of the hiring process, aiming to maintain fairness. For more comprehensive resources designed to provide candidates with an advantage, the US Postal Jobs site offers additional support.

Once I apply for a position, how long does it take to receive a response regarding whether I've been selected for an interview??

The Postmaster, who oversees a specific Post Office, typically conducts interviews. As interview scheduling depends on the availability of the Postmaster, the timeline for applicant interviews varies by location.

Can I apply for more than one job?

Yes. Once you have applied for a job and scored well on the exam, you are entered into a pool of applicants in the Postal Service’s registry and will be considered for not only the job you have applied for, but for as any additional jobs you choose to apply for thereafter.

How many people are interviewed for each job?

Typically the three highest scorers on the exam are invited to the interview where one will be given the job.

When applying for a position requiring the use of my personal vehicle, what tests does my vehicle need to undergo??

As of December 2010, no specific U.S. Postal Service tests are required for your personal vehicle. However, you must ensure that your vehicle passes any necessary state and county inspections and emissions tests. Documentation demonstrating compliance with local requirements must be provided.

Will I interview with one person??

Yes, typically interviews are conducted by the Postmaster in their office, which is situated within the Post Office. Occasionally, the Postmaster may invite a manager or supervisor to provide input during the interview process, but such instances are rare.

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