Apply for USPS Jobs Online

Nowadays, it is possible to apply for a United States Postal Service (USPS) job from the comfort of your desk. You no longer have to deal with the inconveniences associated with paper-based applications for USPS jobs. All this is thanks to the ‘careers’ section of the USPS website: where you can search and apply for USPS jobs online, in a highly convenient manner.

An overview of the USPS online job application system

The USPS online job application system gives people who are interested in working for the United States Postal Service an opportunity to search and apply for jobs online. It is not just ‘outsiders’ who can use the system: even the people who already work for the United States Postal Service can find internal openings through the system. The USPS online job application system saves you from the trouble of having to photocopy your resume, write/type a cover letter and send the (paper-based) package to USPS’ Human Resources (HR) department. Thanks to the USPS online job application system, it is possible for you to identify a job opening you are interested in, and make the application for it within a couple of minutes!

What you need to have, to apply for a USPS job online

You obviously need to be connected to the Internet, to apply for USPS jobs online. You also need to have an email address. And you need to have set up an e-career profile, if you are to be able to apply for a USPS job online.

How to go about searching for USPS job openings online

Launch the USPS website careers section. The address for USPS careers webpage is given in the ‘useful links’ section here below. Alternatively, you can go to the USPS website’s homepage, the scroll to the very bottom of the page, where under the on the second column/group of links, the very last one is labeled ‘careers’ – and then click on it. Either way, once you are on the USPS careers page, on the right hand sidebar, you will see a section labeled ‘Search Jobs & Apply Online’ — click on it. You will be taken to a page where, by specifying the type of job you want, the state you want to work in, and the functional area, you are given search results accordingly.

How to go about applying for a USPS job online

Once you have identified a job that you’d like to apply for, click on that job’s link on the search results page. Then click on the ‘apply’ button below the search results page, and a JavaScript page/pop-up will come up, for you apply. You therefore need to have allowed JavaScript, to be able to apply for USPS jobs online.

Useful Links