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US Postal Service Reviews

Updated November 16, 2018
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US Postal Service Postmaster General & CEO Megan J. Brennan
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  • "Long hours/ willing to work extra hours" (in 367 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be difficult to manage for some positions" (in 102 reviews)

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  1. "clerk"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SSDA Clerk in Mount Airy, MD
    Current Employee - SSDA Clerk in Mount Airy, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to know your community,

    Cons

    It can get very repetitive

    Advice to Management

    Keep it consistent


  2. "Great company"

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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

    Great company to work for, closer to career status work alot

    Cons

    Not knowing if you will work overtime

  3. "Rural Mail Carrier"

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    Current Employee - Mail Carrier in Greenwood, LA
    Current Employee - Mail Carrier in Greenwood, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Postal Service part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Providing customer service and support to customers in a professional manner.

    Cons

    I dont have any cons


  4. "Sales and distribution"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay isn’t bad for a position with Usps. Good benefits

    Cons

    Very demanding work environment. Scheduling vacation was always a hassle


  5. "Great people"

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    Former Employee - PSE Mail Processing Clerk in Tinley Park, IL
    Former Employee - PSE Mail Processing Clerk in Tinley Park, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good entry level position but it is not full time. You have to be turned over 1st meaning that you get no benefits.

    Cons

    Worked there for 3 years and was never offered full time employment.

    Advice to Management

    After working as a clerk fr a year plus there should be the opportunity to be turned over.


  6. "Pse"

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    Former Employee - PSE Clerk
    Former Employee - PSE Clerk

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

    Pros

    Good pay, easy, enjoyable work

    Cons

    The hours can be crazy if you have to help out in other offices


  7. "Rural Carrier Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and poor work conditions

  8. "Micro managef"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Government job, many different types of jobs are available

    Cons

    Micro managed and many managers that do not know how to do their jobs

    Advice to Management

    Quit thinking it's 1941


  9. "Custodian"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Postal Service full-time

    Pros

    Decent hours and pay for the area. Minimal supervision.

    Cons

    working weekends
    amount of leave earned

    Advice to Management

    trust employees and minimize micro-management.


  10. "Stability"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Stable schedule, good benefits, overtime

    Cons

    A lot of manual labor, micro management, unprofessional

    Advice to Management

    Less gossip amongst staff


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