All applicants for Postal Service jobs are required to take an examination. Additionally, they must be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen or have been granted permanent resident-alien status in the United States. Males must have registered with the Selective Service upon reaching age 18. A good command of the English language is also required.
Job training consists of classroom instruction, including practice in various office functions. Further training occurs on the job. Course content typically includes:
The level of education attained by people currently working in this career.