Post Office Jobs | US Postal Careers
The U. S. Postal Service (USPS) employs over 617,000 workers in 300 job categories for positions at 33,000 post offices, branches, stations, and community post offices throughout the United States. Thousands of post office jobs are available each year to backfill for retirements, transfers, deaths and employees who choose to leave the Postal Service. The Postal Service also hires many temporary workers during peak mail periods.
There are jobs available for traditional mail carrier and clerk positions plus administrative, clerical, and office services at central facilities. There are also technical and professionals occupations available and you will find links to job vacancy listings for all occupations on this site.
Post Office job vacancies are advertised internally by the United States Postal Service and not by the Office of Personnel Management. In 1971, the US Postal Service became independent. Pay scales are determined by the Postal Pay Act and are not a part of the General Pay Schedule. The average pay and benefits for career bargaining unit employees today is exceeds $75,000 a year even while the private sector suffered through one of the most extensive recessions in modern history.