Is the Post Office a federal job?

Answer As an agency of the United States government, U.S. Postal Service workers are federal employees. However, many retail shipping service locations that use the services of private companies such as F... Read More »

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Is the post office a federal agency?

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent federal agency. Congress created it and USPS is responsible for delivering mail to every address in the nation. USPS makes money through th... Read More »

Is the United States Post Office ruled by the federal government?

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is not ruled or administered by the federal government. It does, however, perform its public function under federal statute and direction. The USPS is superv... Read More »

What happens at the post office?

The post office handles a number of things. Mail is delivered and received and sorted put into post office boxes. It's prepared for shipping in a variety of ways.StampsConsumers purchase postage st... Read More »

Where was the first post office?

The first known post office in the United States was located in New York City, at the corner of William Street and Exchange Place. The post office opened Jan. 1, 1837. The citizens of New York thou... Read More »