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A successful cover letter for USPS job has three qualities that make it that way: concise, genuine and straightforward. If you can instill these three things in your letter – an interview is a certainty. Writing complex and convoluted sentences can sound insincere and there is no guarantee that an employer will take kindly to it.

Take a look on the following example of cover letter for USPS Mail Handler. You may modify it as per job title, description and your relevant experience.

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USPS (U.S. Postal Service) Cover Letter Sample – Mail Handler


99 Sherry Ave
Allenton, WI 77353

April 10, 2015

Mr. Denial Lee
Recruitment Manager
U.S. Postal Service
300 1st Street
Allenton, WI 66626


Dear Mr. Lee:

My interest in the position of a Mail Handler at USPS was piqued after reading your job listing for the same position on your website. I would like to offer my services for this position as I am confident that my skills best suit your job description.

As the enclosed resume indicates, I am highly skilled in sorting, moving, loading, unloading and shipping mail. Besides, I have the demonstrated ability to operate sorting machines and pallet jack. My previous experience along with my prudent knowledge of operations of United States Postal Services makes me just the right candidate for this job. I’ve had considerable training in handling daily operations of the mail room, and proficient in performing a number of activities that go hand in hand with this job. This includes the ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions and write correspondence to other departments.

Furthermore, I possess the physical ability to lift heavy loads and able to carry out related tasks efficiently. Understanding that manual dexterity and knowledge to assemble and sort mail is a necessary part of this job and maintaining a hundred percent accuracy rate is essential, I endeavor to work diligently and have the capacity to provide regular work attendance.

I look forward to meeting with you soon for which I will call your office in the week of October 5. I will be available on my cell at 444-888-7777 if you would like to speak to me regarding my credentials. Thank you for taking out the time and going through this letter.



David Hopscap

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