US Postal Service PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 11, 2014
Updated Jun 11, 2014
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PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Scarborough, ME
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scarborough, ME
Application Details

I interviewed online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service in October 2013.

Interview Details

You take a brain dead test on a computer that involves basic reading comprehension and memorization. Once you pass they call you into to fill out a ton of paperwork and take a drug test.

Interview Questions
  • There was no real interview. The computer test was the only real competency assessment.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
There is no negotiation. You pass the computer and drug test, you get the job.
Accepted Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at US Postal Service in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position online, I had already taken the exam for this position since this was my second time under consideration. I was contacted via email for my interview. Then received an email a few weeks later for pre-hire orientation. I passed the drug and background screening, but there were no opened positions. A few weeks later maybe two I received an email about some opening in my craft and was able to choose an location.

    Interview Questions
    • They were really standard questions about safety, time work, ensuring that I met the qualifications in the job description i.e. lifting up to 70lbs, working long periods of time, and etc   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    The starting hourly rate wasn't negotiable but my location and tour was. I was able to choose the plant and tour I wanted to fit into my schedule.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service.

    Interview Details

    interview went fast just explained details of the position

    Negotiation Details
    no
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at US Postal Service in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied Online at usps.com in October 2012, Got an Email to take a Drug Test that week. Took the Test, Passed, then received a phone call asking to come in for an interview in November, the interview is so simple, I probably wouldn't even call it an interview. At the Interview you're asked a few questions, "Do you know what a Support Employee is?" then you're given a brief description of the Job, next you fill out TONS of paper work for Everything from a background check to tax stuff took about an hour. Next they took fingerprints, then they said they will call you and give you the date of the next orientation, they called in December, my first day was December 8, 2012.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, started at $14.89/hr.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 4 days - interviewed at US Postal Service.

    Interview Details

    Its takes about 2 days for the whole interview process, and no felonies are required. Also you have to list if you were ever fired or terminated from a job and why.

    Negotiation Details
    Follow all the instructions that they tell you and no writing on your paperwork while the HR person is talking. No looking at your cell phone or texting and please do not wear jeans to the interview and no high heels. Dress in casual business attire.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 months - interviewed at US Postal Service in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    The hiring is based on your score on exam 473, I recommend going to your local library and reading up on the study guides. Once they call you in, its basic questions..

    IE:

    What is your highest level of education?

    Tell me what you know about the USPS

    Have you ever worked for the USPS or any of our competitors?

    Interview Questions
    • There wasn't any difficult ones, however if you're the kind of person who dislikes talking about themselves, be prepared for this question.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Non-Negotiable, Tour possibly negotiable, A/O's have even less negotiability.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Santa Ana, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Ana, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at US Postal Service in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Filled out an online application, took a personality test, took and exam at a nearby location, got an email for an interview for a week later, was about 30 people for a group interview, group interview had the supervisors tell a little bit about the job after that we were taken individually by a tour supervisor for the interview, interview was fairly easy were just yes or no questions, got the job and will do drug and background check a week from today.

    Interview Questions
    • do you work well with your co workers? any absent or tardy problems? dealt with a difficult customer before? can you lift 30 lbs?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online usps.com Oct 6 my 479 exam score was already taken in March 2013 my score 77.80 you need a score of 70 or higher to get the job. I was placed on the hiring list Oct 18. Then I was place on pre screening Oct 20. I'm looking to get an email for interview next week. I was told the hiring process takes 3 weeks. If you don't hear from them call because they will not call you, only correspond via email.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work for usps?
      Any conflicts with a coworker or supervisor?
      Tell me a time when you went above and beyond
      for a customer?
      What would your pior employer say about you?
      Have you had any safety incidents in the past?
      What would you do if you have a item that is
      too heavy to lift?
      What would you do if you seen a coworker
      doing something he/she don't suppose to be doing?
        View Answers (5)
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation on wage. $14.89
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New Orleans, LA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Orleans, LA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at US Postal Service in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    Complete online application, take a postal exam, receive communication via email for background check and drug test, another email for first interview, email for medical exam, email for job offer.

    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation, just a job offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    PSE Mail Processing Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Come in to the Boston Plant for an interview. Week of classroom training, then a week of on the Job Training, Have to take a drug test and get fingerprinted, At first your perception of people in the workplace is positive then you come to realize that everyone likes to backstab one another and its not a great place to work if you are a smart individual

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I wasnt able to negotiate. It started at $14.60 an hour
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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