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Updated 16 January 2019
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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 380 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be difficult to manage for some positions" (in 108 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work fr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Postal Service full-time

    Pros

    Great hours and great pay as well as many good friends made. Overall I would only really have positive things to say about USPS

    Cons

    I suppose the chances of advancing your career didnt seem to be easy. Maybe more advice on this would be good


  2. "Sales and Marketing Director"

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    Former Employee - Direct Sales Representative in London, England
    Former Employee - Direct Sales Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time

    Pros

    I am a Hard working Person and dedicated

    Cons

    do not like to work in a hostile environment

    Advice to Management

    To be proactive

  3. "Give it a try"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Steady work, overtime, good benefits

    Cons

    Personality over principles. Poor management

    Advice to Management

    Do better


  4. "Great place to be"

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    Former Employee - City Carrier Assistant
    Former Employee - City Carrier Assistant

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

    Pros

    Meet new people every day. Environment keeps you on your toes.

    Cons

    Since everything is changing every day, that comes with its own issues.


  5. "Work what's called Sunday Amazon and holidays"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Rural Carrier in Meridian, ID (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Rural Carrier in Meridian, ID (US)

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

    Pros

    Independent and good position to get your foot in the door

    Cons

    Not alot of hours at all


  6. "Mail processing maintanice"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Orlando, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Orlando, FL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Postal Service full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Mail Processing Mechanic had to keep the mail running.

    Cons

    Work was very good, I really enjoyed working there.

    Advice to Management

    service the mail equipment, sometime you had to work overtime.


  7. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at US Postal Service full-time

    Pros

    They had very good hourd

    Cons

    Regular Carriers always calling out

  8. "CCA"

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    Former Employee - USPS CCA in Cedar Rapids, IA (US)
    Former Employee - USPS CCA in Cedar Rapids, IA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, lots of hours, Good managers

    Cons

    Work on Sunday, not consistent hours,


  9. "Rural carrier associate"

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

    I have been working at US Postal Service part-time

    Pros

    Work independently, get paid evaluated time,

    Cons

    Usually work every Saturday, Christmas season is awful, no A/C in trucks

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees more


  10. "City Carrier Assistant"

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    Current Employee - City Carrier Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Current Employee - City Carrier Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Decent starting pay. You're outside everyday and meet a lot of people. Get to know a city like the back of your hand.

    Cons

    Long hours. Few days off. Physical work. Working in and through extreme weather conditions.