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US Postal Service Mail Carrier Interview Questions

Interviews at US Postal Service

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Mail Carrier Interview

Anonymous Employee in Youngstown, OH
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied in-person. I interviewed at US Postal Service (Youngstown, OH).

Interview

This process differs very much from when I was hired many years ago. I believe one applies on the website under jobs, and, you must have a clean driving record and pass a background check.

Interview Questions

Other Interview Reviews for US Postal Service

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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bellmawr, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at US Postal Service (Bellmawr, NJ) in April 2010.

    Interview

    Requires testing which consists of a lot of memory. All in all not a difficult process but is lengthy and A LOT of paperwork

    Interview Questions

    • If I would come back tomorrow. Basically was put on the street with mail and told to figure it out.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    were no negotiations


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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at US Postal Service.

    Interview

    The hiring process was easy and the interview questions were basic. I really enjoyed the overall experience with the interview process, because it didn't make me feel uncomfortable in any way. I will recommend this job to anyone who isn't afraid of hard work.

    Negotiation

    N/A

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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at US Postal Service (Silver Spring, MD) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Create account on usps.com. Receive email to take test at preferred testing facility. Called in for interview from local office. Basic interview questions. Can you do the job, are you willing to work sat. and sun


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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edmond, OK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at US Postal Service (Edmond, OK).

    Interview

    I have no complaints on that process. I took the exam then I applied online then they called me then I got the job had to take a drug test a driving test and take a class and pass it too.

    Negotiation

    Their was no negotiating.


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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at US Postal Service.

    Interview

    Take a test, then fill out an application , then interview, then go get a physical drug test. Then they give you a Back ground check

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation


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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at US Postal Service in June 2009.

    Interview

    Back ground check, drug test, a week of orientation, the interview consisted of talking with several different people to evaluate you and see if you was of sound mind, filling out paper work

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no negoations they told you what they were giving and all hire for the same position received the same salary. Set up days and times and place to get drug tested and other test


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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at US Postal Service (Edison, NJ) in May 2008.

    Interview

    Very slow to move the process along but actually gave me a choice of where I wanted to work

    Negotiation

    the negotiation only consisted of where I wanted to work not monetary

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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Merrifield, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at US Postal Service (Merrifield, VA) in December 2014.

    Interview

    Interview is nice and welcoming they seem more organized then the operation side of things. When you get to your first station most likely won't be anybody there to train you at all

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any major driving tickets with end the last 6 months. Have you ever worked 12 hours are you physically fit for the job things of that nature   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Did not negotiate but knowing what I know now I would tell them I want to be paid the same as regulars and don't join the stupid meeting club they have your paying for there meetings


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    Mail Carrier Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at US Postal Service.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty extensive. You had the verbal interview, EXTENSIVE background check, drug test, carrier college which is in Lemont at 6AM, then right-side driving. Then you are approved for the position.

    Interview Questions

    • It's dark, it's cold, you have three hours of mail left to deliver and you have never delivered the route before...what do you do?   1 Answer

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