Postal Worker Resume Sample

Updated on: November 8, 2016


Telling a good resume from a bad one is no biggie for a seasoned employer – after all, they see dozens of them during the hunt for one employee!

The stakes are high here. Impressing a prospective employer requires more than just mere wit. You need to be good at eliciting information about yourself as well.

The following resume sample for a postal worker position will help you do this:



Postal Worker Resume Sample


Jacob Portman

2202 Plain Drive| Tacoma, WA 45585 | (000) 855-5214 | jakeport @ email . com


Professional Summary
Dynamic, top-performing Postal Worker with a positive attitude and a will to contribute to the effectiveness of the post office. Demonstrated ability to direct items according to established routing schemes in a bid to ensure seamless postal services. Excels in:

• Sorting mail in order to bring it into predefined addressing orders
• Delivering mail to correct addresses by following set organizational protocols
• Handling COD items by accurately processing postal orders
• Operating various types of postal equipment such as stamping machines and sealers

Core Postal Skills

• Mail Sorting • Mail Distribution • Equipment Operation
• Route Setting • COD Support • Delivery Sequences
• Receipt Management • Front Desk Services • Package Handling
• Stamping Protocols • Money Orders Assistance • Postage Meters Setting

Selected Accomplishments
• Reduced the mail passage time to 3 neighboring towns by 50% by implementing a more efficient system
• Streamlined COD issues by suggesting a “call before you deliver” system, ensuring that payments were managed appropriately
• Successfully delivered 290 letters within one day, during the rush for
• Increased stamping efficiency by 70% by introducing a fast automatic stamping machine


Postal Worker
Tacoma Mailbox, Tacoma, WA | 6/2013 – Present

• Proactively greet customers and accept their mails including letters and parcels
• Provide information on required stamps on letters and items according to their sizes and weights
• Affix postage on items and letters and inquire into any special instructions
• Arrange for insurance coverage of large or / and fragile items and obtain customers’ signatures on forms and receipts
• Sort incoming and outgoing mail into appropriate piles according to their addresses
• Map routes to determine the shortest and safest way to destinations
• Deliver mail and parcels to intended recipients and obtain signatures on receipts
• Store undelivered parcels and mail in designated areas and provide customers with information on why they remained undelivered

Postal Worker
US Mail, Tacoma, WA | 2/2005 – 6/2013

• Received parcels and mails from customers and weighed them to provide information of appropriate postage
• Sorted mail according to their geographical locations and placed them in correlating boxes or sacks
• Set and calibrated postage meters at the beginning of the shift and ensured that they were properly switched off at the end of the shift
• Posted announcements of changes in tariffs or government policies regarding mail on bulletin boards
• Ascertained safe storage for returned mail and parcels and ensured that associated paperwork was handled properly

Tacoma High School, Tacoma, WA – 2003
High School Diploma

Current Driver’s License