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How to Apply for Post Office Jobs

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More than 200 years have passed since Benjamin Franklin was named the first postmaster general in 1775. Since then, the U.S. Postal Service has evolved and adapted to new technologies and a burgeoning population. If you want to be part of the USPS team, you can apply for post office jobs in your area. Positions come with competitive benefits and pension plans. The longer you work with the agency, the higher is your hourly rate will be.

Go to the Postal Service's website, USPS.com, scroll down to the bottom and click on the "Careers" link.

Search for jobs online using the "Work for U.S. Postal Service" page. Here you can also create your eCareer profile as well. The agency offers its employees health insurance, a defined-benefit retirement plan, 401k savings plan or defined contribution, flexible spending accounts, paid vacations and paid holidays.

Fill in fields for keywords, city, state and functional area after clicking on the "Search jobs online" link. If you're willing to work in different positions but would like to work in your area, you can enter the city and state only and just leave the others blank.

Keep checking the site from time to time if you don't find a position you're looking for. The website constantly updates the job opening in different areas.

Click on the link if you find a job and the area that interest you. You will be taken to the application page. Then you will have to create an account and complete the online application.


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