Area Maintenance Technician //PSE Area Maintenance Technician

Test required: Postal Exam 955

Area Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) install, maintain, repair, remove, and dispose of Postal equipment within a geographic area. They also install, move, or repair Post Office screen-line equipment, lock boxes, furniture, and mechanical equipment, supervising such additional help as projects may require.

There are two categories of AMT positions as listed below. Applicants for both categories must take Postal exam 955. Depending upon local needs, you may find job postings for both categories nationwide. Details on wages, benefits, and hours are provided in individual job postings.

Area Maintenance Technician (AMT) is a full-time career position that comes with the famous complete Postal benefits package.

PSE Area Maintenance Technician (PSE AMT) is an entry level job that can lead a to career position. (PSE stands for Postal Support Employee). When a career AMT opens up, if there are PSE AMTs employed at that particular facility, the career position is offered to the senior PSE AMT. If there are no PSE AMTs employed at that facility, the Postmaster posts an open job listing for a career AMT position. PSE employees are typically hired for 360 day terms and can be reappointed for additional 360 day terms. PSE jobs may come with partial benefits either immediately or after the first 360 day term.

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