US Postal Service - Overworked and underpaid. Academy training doesn't teach any of the really important things. Goes over safety too much | Glassdoor
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"Overworked and underpaid. Academy training doesn't teach any of the really important things. Goes over safety too much"

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Current Employee - CCA
Current Employee - CCA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at US Postal Service full-time

Pros

Consistant Cost of Living raises, decent benefits

Cons

Supervisors will always push you to do more in less time. There we10re openings near my home, yet they place you in a far away community. No time to eat or take a bathroom break in 10 to 12 hours.

Advice to Management

Hands on training for letter carriers would train us better than movies and teachers who talk on incessantly about unimportant things. Have us walk through daily steps of scanner setup, MSP, etc. and repeat and repeat again so we remember. Make us fill out forms, practice with Advo and Satchel, physically load a truck. Movies should show oddities like there is a key in a lock box that gets you into a mailroom, or a buzzer. Why wait until we get to the street?

Other Employee Reviews for US Postal Service

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A paycheck is always a good thing

    Cons

    Everything else besides receiving a paycheck

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to talk to adults


  2. "It is an interesting job."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CITY LETTER CARRIER
    Current Employee - CITY LETTER CARRIER
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Postal Service full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There is variety every day

    Cons

    Managment needs to be better trained how to interact with people.

    Advice to Management

    Use common sense.


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