USPS Jobs for Teens

Teen Jobs at USPS

The Postal Service is the second largest employer in the United States. You must be 18 years at the time of appointment or 16 years with a high school diploma to be eligible for applying at USPS (United States Postal Service). There are many different types of jobs available at the United States Postal Service (USPS). Some of these jobs may be a good fit for teenagers.

The USPS offers both part-time and full-time positions. Part-time positions may be a good option for teenagers who are still in high school. These positions typically do not require a lot of hours, so they can work around a teenager’s school schedule. Full-time positions at the USPS may be a good option for teenagers who have graduated from high school or who are taking a break from school. These positions typically offer more hours and may include benefits such as health insurance.

Some of the different types of jobs available at the USPS include mail carriers, clerks, and sorters. Mail carriers typically deliver mail to homes and businesses. Clerks help customers with their mail needs. Generally, most available position for teenagers is customer service/delivery.

USPS Job Application

To apply jobs at USPS, visit their career page at, and click on Search Jobs. Then, you can either click on your state and the functional area you are interested in (customer service, delivery, etc.) to see all available openings. You might also search by keyword (temporary or holiday or transitional or 16 year old).

If you have found a career opportunity that interests you, click the “Apply” button at the top of the screen. If you have created a Candidate Profile, log into the system; but if you have not registered yet, then create an account by completing the Application Wizard so that you can complete the online application.

In order to submit an application, you must check all the required boxes, and click the Send Application Tab to confirm that the application should be sent. There is no maximum number of applications that you can submit; however, you must complete one application and submit it before beginning the next application. Make sure you receive email notification in your inbox which say that your application has been submitted.

You may be contacted immediately about scheduling an assessment, or there may be questions about your application after you submit it. Therefore, you need to monitor your email closely for communications from USPS regarding the application process.

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