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.
Great benefits include more than enough pay. USPS has competitive salaries and premium benefits.
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.
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 can 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.
We offer a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities nationwide. The following list is not intended to be exhaustive but is illustrative of the types of positions available within Postal Operations.
Troubleshoots diagnoses and performs routine repairs and scheduled maintenance on all types of motor vehicles used in the postal fleet.
Performs routine and complex repairs and maintenance on all types of motor vehicles used in the postal fleet. Troubleshoots and diagnoses more complex vehicle malfunctions using a variety of computerized test equipment.
City Carrier / City Carrier Assistant
Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in an assigned area.
Performs manual labor duties in connection with custody of an office or building.
Oversees and applies nationwide industrial engineering, standardization, and continuous improvement policies, standards, and processes to improve service and cost performance through direct involvement in mail processing operations.
Mail Handler Assistant
Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail and performs other duties related to mail processing.
Rural Carrier / Rural Carrier Associate
Cases deliver, and collects mail along a rural route using a vehicle. Provide customers on the route with a variety of services.
Tractor Trailer Operator
Operates a heavy-duty tractor-trailer either in over-the-road, city shuttle service, or trailer spotting operations.
The United States Postal Service® (USPS®) is the second largest employer in the United States, delivering more than 200 billion pieces of mail per year—connecting virtually every U.S. home and business. As a global leader in mail delivery and successful corporate business practices, we seek the best leadership available to continue our excellence in operational performance.
USPS offers corporate careers in accounting, business, finance, logistics, marketing, sales, and human resources. Management, supervisory, and administrative skills from the private sector correspond with many USPS corporate jobs. Our corporate and administrative careers provide outstanding opportunities for career advancement and growth.
With open lines of communication available to leadership and management at all levels of the organization, as well as a high standard of ethical conduct for all postal employees, we strive to create an environment built on integrity and trust, as well as ensuring employees are able to understand their role in the organization and expected level of performance.
We encourage our employees to become involved in every area of business operations from corporate leadership to everyday management. Cross-functional opportunities range from administrative and technical support functions to processing and delivery operations.
In addition to competitive salaries, the Postal Service offers premium benefits that include health and life insurance, retirement and thrift savings plans, annual and sick leave days, qualifying relocation benefits, qualifying tuition assistance, employee assistance program, and employee wellness program. A commuter program, employee fitness centers, and parking privileges are available at some locations nationwide.
We provide recent graduates and entry-level professionals with the opportunity to get involved in the meaningful work of the Postal Service. Our current programs – The Management Foundations Program and Summer Intern Program – are designed to ensure you have the opportunity to gain work experience and develop critical professional skills.
Management Foundations Program Overview
The Management Foundations Program is a rotational internship program that allows recent graduates and entry level professionals to gain the experience needed to develop into a strong, established professional within the Postal Service. This is a permanent, full-time 18-month program.
Summer Intern Program Overview
The Summer Intern Program is a 10-week summer program looking for motivated rising Juniors, rising Seniors, and first-year Master’s students who are dedicated to developing new ideas that will help drive our business. The program allows interns to gain real work experience that will be applicable towards their major, as well as their career.