What is the first step to getting a job with the postal service?

Really, the first step, is there someone to call for the test or an application or what?

Asked By: kent_b_kawt - 5/25/2007
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The first step is to go to click on jobs. It will take you to a page of positions and the test numbers. Click on one of them to see if the test is available. Since you wont have the announcement number it will have a link that says apply online. It will then take you to a page that has a map of the... More
Answered By: Chocolate Buni - 5/25/2007
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Getting any prestigious job has far more to do with WHO you know, rather than what you know.
Answered By: flyhasitall - 5/25/2007
Go to their web site: and look for a careers link. I think there is an on-line application to fill out then they will contact you. You can probably see on their site what areas are hiring. I live in LA California and I know they hire and train out of certain locations but then they will try to place you as... More
Answered By: wolphman007 - 5/25/2007
see if you qualify, then place an application...Then probably nothing..
Answered By: Paras - 5/25/2007
Go to or the website... More
Answered By: RayBar - 5/25/2007
In NC when the USPS was looking for new employees they would advertise in the local paper and tell what positions they were filling, where the test would take place, where to call to get your name on the roster and the necessary papers to fill out and send in. If you do not have a military background you will be hired... More
Answered By: lilabner - 5/25/2007
Unless the Post Office is where you have been aspiring to work ever since you were a kid, I would highly recommend that you do not limit yourself to the USPS. Visit This is the official website for federal positions. Every government agency post their positions on that website. Additionally, you do... More
Answered By: highly_motivate - 5/25/2007
Go to and click on "Jobs."
Answered By: Thomas O - 5/25/2007
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