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US Postal Service TE Letter Carrier Interview Questions & Reviews

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TE Letter Carrier Interview

TE Letter Carrier

I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service.

Interview Details – Fill out application online. Depending on the position you may or may not have to schedule a civil service test. Lots of paperwork and background checks. Keep an eye on your email as they often send important communication that way (ironic isn't it).
The interviews themselves are actually fairly pleasant in my experience and I enjoyed speaking with the local postmaster.

Interview Question – Nothing comes to mind, you actually get to be interviewed by a "real" person rather than an HR department which is a huge plus.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation-government pay scale.

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TE Letter Carrier Interview

TE Letter Carrier
Cleveland, OH

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at US Postal Service in July 2012.

Interview Details – I filled out the application online, about two weeks later I was called for a face to face inteeview. The interview was very informal; I interviewed with the Postmaster, and she was more interested in my military background. The,interview was very relaxed, basic questions, are you willing to work in all weather conditions

Interview Question – none   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – set salary

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TE Letter Carrier Interview

TE Letter Carrier
Detroit, MI

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service in May 2012.

Interview Details – Very easy interview was a breeze and training was easy

Interview Question – None   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – was none

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TE Letter Carrier Interview

Anonymous Employee
Tacoma, WA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Postal Service in August 2008.

Interview Details – The interview really just asks your physical capabilities and where you worked before. Must pass a physical and drug screen. Then you must be finger printed and sworn in. take about 3 weeks. You also must have a clean drivers license. I had to wait a month, which they were nice enough to hold my job because I had 2 speeding tickets and I needed one to fall off my driving record before being officially hired.

Interview Question – not a traditional interview, really how many jobs have you had could you compare to the post office?   Answer Question

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TE Letter Carrier Interview

TE Letter Carrier
Miami, FL

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at US Postal Service in October 2008.

Interview Details – Process begins online at usps.com, once called in, you will be asked to submit to a medical screening as well as a background check and testing for the position you are applying for,

Interview Question – Why should we hire you over the other applicants?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – None

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TE Letter Carrier Interview

TE Letter Carrier
San Jose, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at US Postal Service.

Interview Details – I had worked in the main P&DC on Lundy for over a year, many of my supervisors suggested I apply to switch from inside to outside work as the pay was almost double. I liked working inside with the machines & the people, but outside is fine too. There are only a few weeks that the weather is very hot or very cold & wet that are almost unbearable... but we get through them.

Interview Question – I loved my job, and would still be there if I could be, and when there was a package that was missed I offered to deliver it on my way home, after clocking out.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Statement of what was offered, take it or leave it.

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