Looking for a job with the USPS?

The USPS is the third largest civilian employer in the US, with roughly 502,400 workers in 2016. So if you’re looking for a job, you might want to consider one with the USPS.

In these times of Amazon.com, where more and more people are buying everything online, the need of delivery services, like USPS should only be increasing.

There are several career options, including delivery and operations, mail carriers, mail handlers and tractor trailer operators. Check their career site for more options.

Salary and Benefits

The reason it’s just an attractive job, is because not only salaries are competitive with the private sector, but it also comes with good benefits, including dental, vision, health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, retirement plans, generous vacation time and sick leave.

The median wage in May 2018 was $58,760, with some positions paying more than others:

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and
processing machine operators
$58,770
Postal service clerks $ 55,280
Postal service mail carriers $55,210

Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/postal-service-workers.htm#tab-5

Requirements

A High School diploma is required, and post-secondary education is highly encouraged.

Candidates must be 18 years old at the time of appointment, or 16 years old if they have a high school diploma. Must be a legal alien (US citizen, permanent resident or a citizen of US territory).

This cannot be your first job and if you’re applying for a carrier position, must have a clean driving record.

Must background checks (criminal background check, drug screening and medical assessment)

Must also have a good command of the English language.

USPS Jobs near you

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT (CCA)

US Postal Service - 150 S STERLING BLVD [Mail Carrier / Customer Service / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a City Carrier Assistant with USPS, you will: Deliver and collect mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; Maintain professional and effective public relations with customers and others; Obtain a general familiarity with postal laws, regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and geography of the area...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | STERLING, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 25 CATOCTIN CIR SE [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | LEESBURG, VA

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT (CCA)

US Postal Service - 11110 SUNSET HILLS RD [Mail Carrier / Customer Service / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a City Carrier Assistant with USPS, you will: Deliver and collect mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; Maintain professional and effective public relations with customers and others; Obtain a general familiarity with postal laws, regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and geography of the area...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | RESTON, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 5003 WESTFIELDS BLVD [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | CENTREVILLE, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 25 CATOCTIN CIR SE [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | LEESBURG, VA

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT (CCA)

US Postal Service - 200 LAWYERS RD NW [Mail Carrier / Customer Service / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a City Carrier Assistant with USPS, you will: Deliver and collect mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; Maintain professional and effective public relations with customers and others; Obtain a general familiarity with postal laws, regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and geography of the area...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | VIENNA, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 200 LAWYERS RD NW [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | VIENNA, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 13520 MCLEAREN RD [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | HERNDON, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 10660 PAGE AVE [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | FAIRFAX, VA

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

US Postal Service - 10001 GEORGETOWN PIKE [Mail Carrier / Package Handler / Delivery Driver] As a Rural Carrier Associate with USPS, you will: Case, deliver, and collect mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; Provide customers on the route with a variety of services...Apply Today >>
US Postal Service | GREAT FALLS, VA