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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1775
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors FedEx, UPS

The United States Postal Service (USPS) handles cards, letters, and packages sent from sea to shining sea. The USPS delivers 177 billion pieces of mail a year (at an average of 584 million per day) to some 150 million addresses in the US and its territories. The independent government agency relies on postage and fees to fund operations. Though it has a monopoly on delivering the mail, the USPS faces competition for services such as package delivery. The US president appoints nine of the 11 members of the board who oversee the USPS. The presidential appointees select the... More

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US Postal Service Postmaster General & CEO Patrick R. Donahoe

Patrick R. Donahoe

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Pros: First: In this economy? The pay. New carriers start out at $15,30/hr and (even though your orientation leader may so you're not guaranteed 40 hrs/week) you will get a monstrous amount of overtime. Once you're past your first couple of months and you… Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Birmingham, AL Jul 2014 Reviewed 6 days ago New

Interview Details – I applied online 6/30/14, I had already taken the test but waiting for a job listing in my area, they finally posted a job opening 6/30/14, I applied and was emailed and invited to come interview 7/24/14. I went to the interview, it was a group of about 30, in the group they explain hours the job…Full Interview

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Interview is not hard at all, they just explain the job in detail, in the group interview and the individual interview. They were really nice. Answer Question

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Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies (#1),, 2012
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