US Postal Service Employee Benefit: Job Training | Glassdoor

US Postal Service Job Training

Updated Oct 18, 2017

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  • Jan 21, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Durango, Colorado

    There is paid training. The training is hard on both you and your trainer if you have a weak sense of direction

  • Jan 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former USPS CCA in Parlin, New Jersey

    You are put through 2 week job training. This includes a school like setting for general information and policies, vehicle training, and a shadow day. This is a very good prerequisite, but nothing can or will prepare you for the actual job other than doing it yourself. You will make your judgements during your 90 day probation.

  • Jan 02, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Mail Handler in Brockton, Massachusetts

    great pay and vacation time, two many bosses for one jobs

  • Nov 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Casual CEP in Santa Ana, California

    I received Orientation for two days at a different facility. Two 8 hour shifts at $16 per hour isn't bad, specially since you only view videos, and sign training papers. It's very boring. My only grievance is I was hired as a Casual CEP and asked the trainer what exactly I was going to be doing. They said they couldn't really tell me until I arrived at the plant. The videos I saw during training didn't really go with what I was to do at the plant. I was a mail handler at the plant, they put me on sorting packages that couldn't be placed inside of automated sorting machines. I had to manually grab a boxes of varying sizes and weights and place it in the appropriate container. It was very laborous.

  • Nov 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current CITY LETTER CARRIER in Paterson, New Jersey

    The on the job training has got better, but what they teach you at the academy are the basics. When you get to the post office you will work from, there may be different ways of doing things that you were taught

  • Oct 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Casual Mail Handler in Brooklyn, New York State

    The teach you how to work the equipment, handle the equipment properly as to not cause strain on your limbs and further problem on your back in the future. The taught safety procedures and cautionary instructions.

  • Oct 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Des Moines, Iowa

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package for Postal Service™ career employees. Compensation. Health Insurance. Dental and Vision Insurance. Flexible Spending Accounts. Long-Term Care Insurance. Retirement. Thrift Savings Plan. Social Security & Medicare.

  • Oct 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Tucson, Arizona

    Very little training. Have to pass test

  • Sep 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former City Carrier Assistant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    nothing it was great and very helpful

  • Sep 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former City Carrier Assistant in Princeton, New Jersey

    Job Training/Academy isn't realistic for those who wants to become City Carrier Assistant. It's very simple hand-on tasks and 4 days long days of lecture of USPS, Policies, Regulations, and how to perform your task information.


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