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US Postal Service Reviews

Updated March 25, 2019
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US Postal Service Postmaster General & CEO Megan J. Brennan
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  • "delivering mail at night and long hours" (in 384 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be difficult to manage for some positions" (in 112 reviews)

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  1. "City Carrier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Postal Service full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, plenty of over time, chances to advance.

    Cons

    Physically demanding and takes awhile to make regular.


  2. "Great job"

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    Former Employee - Rural Carrier
    Former Employee - Rural Carrier
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The Postal Service is a great place to work. I enjoyed my mail route very much!

    Cons

    You have to provide your own vehicle.

  3. "HCA Position at USPS APEX"

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    Former Employee - HCA
    Former Employee - HCA

    I worked at US Postal Service part-time

    Pros

    Hours and Pay and Break time

    Cons

    constantly on feet all day long


  4. "Best ever"

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    Current Employee - Rca
    Current Employee - Rca
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employed. Paycheck Love driving the countryside

    Cons

    Part-time still after 20 years subbing

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Mail Clerk"

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    Current Employee - Mail Processing Clerk in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Mail Processing Clerk in New Orleans, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Postal Service full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and lots of hours

    Cons

    No time off and not paid enough for the amount of work that is done

    Advice to Management

    Better pay and organizationsl


  6. "great"

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    Former Employee - City Carrier Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - City Carrier Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    benefits ,money,customers,great routes .etc

    Cons

    management is horrible beware of college drive LA


  7. "An OK place to work"

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    Current Employee - Rca
    Current Employee - Rca

    I have been working at US Postal Service part-time

    Pros

    The pay is about the only plus about working here.

    Cons

    You are not appreciated at all.

  8. "Long hours and weekends"

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    Former Employee - Mail Processing Clerk in Macon, GA
    Former Employee - Mail Processing Clerk in Macon, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    You will have no social or family life. You are required to work every weekend unless you request leave.

    Advice to Management

    Get better hours for single moms and families with small kids


  9. "Work"

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    Former Employee - PSE Mail Processing Clerk
    Former Employee - PSE Mail Processing Clerk
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time

    Pros

    Having checks with commas in them!

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints.


  10. "going postal"

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    Former Employee - CITY LETTER CARRIER
    Former Employee - CITY LETTER CARRIER
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    pay, benifits, union representation and alone time.

    Cons

    anyone can play supervisor. working in the elements. wear and tear on yhe body.