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Exam 710 Retired and Replaced by Exam 473E

Exam 710 was retired in late 2013 and replaced by new exam 473E. Data Conversation Operator jobs are now filled from exam 473E.

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Why the Postal Job Search Function Does Not Work

Due to technical problems and chronic job posting errors, the new online Postal job search simply does not work. This horrific dilemma is the result of two fundamental issues: (1) When converting to an electronic hiring and testing system, the Postal Service used a generic program that was never specifically designed to fit their organizational model, and they made no efforts to accommodate the parameters of this generic program. (2) Each of the over 30,000 Postmasters nationwide posts their own jobs, and posting errors are rampant due to lack of training for the new system.

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Full-time Career Benefits

One of the most desirable features of a career Postal job is the generous benefits described below:

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Postal Employment Requirements

One of the great things about Postal jobs is the employment requirements. Almost anyone can meet them. All applicants must meet the below requirements regardless of the type of job...fulltime, part-time, temporary, or whatever:

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Special Benefits for Military Veterans

Eligible veterans may qualify to have 5 or 10 preference points added to a passing test score. (If the veteran fails an exam, no preference points are allowed.) ...

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How do I apply for Postal jobs and exams?

If we were talking about a private business, answering this question would be quite easy. Unfortunately, we are talking about a federal agency. It is amazing how a bureaucratic government organization can make what ought to be a simple and straightforward affair into such a complicated, time consuming, and frustrating process. But it’s their ballgame, so we have to play by their rules.

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