United States Postal Service

631,899 15 Washington, District of Columbia

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The United States Postal Service® has a long history of providing career opportunities to veterans, reservists, and their family members. USPS currently employs approximately 100,000 Military members and Veterans and Military Service is treated as prior employment. 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, business, finance, logistics, marketing, sales, and human resources. We encourage our employees to become involved in every area of business operations from corporate leadership to everyday management. Cross-functional opportunities range from administrative and technical support functions to processing and delivery operations.

orientation training and onboarding

  • New Employee Orientation
  • New Employee Training
  • On-boarding program

civilian credential support

We offer tuition assistance or other financial support toward the preparation, attainment, and/or maintaining of an academic or professional certificate, degree, or another civilian credential,We offer a professional licensure or certificate in lieu of military service,We offer apprenticeships, internships, or other formalized, structured training program/s to assist with the attainment of a civilian credential • The Postal Service will continue to publish a veterans newsletter called "Mail Call Quarterly" in order to inform and address specific issues for veterans. The newsletter provides tips on internal advancement, application, and interview advice. It is distributed to all USPS veteran employees as well as managers, supervisors, and Human Resources employees that work with USPS' veteran population.

• Conduct, monitor, and report training through our Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS is a learning portal in order to acquire knowledge and skills so that employees can maximize their potential and improve their work performance. Trainings are available in person and online.

• Hold Career Awareness Conferences for internal postal employees in the 75 Areas and Districts annually. The conference programming includes a variety of seminars and trainings designed to assist in developing individual career paths, development and internal advancement. The conference includes seminars targeted to veterans on how to best translate their skills honed in the military for civilian use.

• Offer leadership training programs, detail assignment opportunities, and Individual Development Plans (IDP) to educate, train, and establish career paths for acquiring the competencies, skills, knowledge, and experience that veterans and veterans with disabilities need for continued learning and career development.

• Encourage disabled veterans to take advantage of appropriate in-house training, college courses, and communication classes for self-improvement in order to translate their military skills and experiences into advancement opportunities.

• Comply with and enforce the Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policy that includes providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities during the hiring process.

Transitioning out of the military and looking for a job? The Military Times Job Board has listings from companies looking to hire vets.