United States Postal Service

Industry: Government Services

About United States Postal Service

Our mission of providing a universal delivery service to bind the nation together was established in the Constitution. It has been the foundation of Postal Service policy for over 200 years. Our vision has always been focused on continually adapting to best meet the changing needs of the nation and our customers. The Postal Service mission is to provide a reliable, efficient, trusted and affordable universal delivery service that connects people and helps businesses grow. The Postal Service is dedicated to improving its services, products and capabilities to adapt to the changing needs of customers in the digital age.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

The United States Postal Service® has a long history of providing career opportunities to veterans, reservists, and their family members. USPS currently employs over 113,000 Military members and Veterans. Military Service is treated as a continuation of your government service. USPS values the leadership, reliability, and high-tech skills veterans bring to the organization, as well as their loyalty, leadership ability, reliability, and integrity. USPS offers careers in accounting, finance, operations, marketing, sales and human resources and many others. We encourage our employees to become involved in every area of business operations from corporate leadership to everyday management. Visit usps.com/careers. Cross-functional opportunities range from administrative to processing and delivery operations. The Postal Service recruiting team recruits nationwide and year-round. These hiring events are great opportunities for you to visit with our team and ask specific questions about the Postal Service™. In order to receive preference in hiring, you must clearly identify your claim for veteran’s preference on your online application. The Postal Service requires that you submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. We proudly support local and national veteran outreach organizations to help United States Veterans find a secure and stable career at the Postal Service. Search available opportunities by entering a keyword or location into the job search field. You must apply online; visit us at usps.com/careers. Be part of our mission!

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Top Jobs

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Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

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Work below surface of water, using scuba gear to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life.

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Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints.

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Supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.

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Directly supervise sales workers in a retail establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

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Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.

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Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of companies or public and private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Includes owners and managers who head small business establishments whose duties are primarily managerial.

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Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 GVW, to transport and deliver goods, livestock, or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form. May be required to unload truck. May require use of automated routing equipment. Requires commercial drivers' license.

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Plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management activities of an organization to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance.

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All sales and related workers not listed separately.

Top Degrees

Business Administration and Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.

Computer Science

A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

Computer Software Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.

Top Metro Areas

Jacksonville, FL

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