We use cookies to better understand how you use our site and to provide ads and other offers that may be most relevant to you. By closing this message box or continuing to use our site, you agree to our use of cookies. To find out more, please see our Privacy Policy.

Occupation Profile for Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Direct and coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a U.S. post office; or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$55,790.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
2.8 Average Unemployment Percentage 17.3 Percentage That Completed High School
26,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 27.3 Percentage That Had Some College
26,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 55.4 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Computerized Forwarding System Supervisor
Customer Service Manager
Customer Service Supervisor
Distribution Operation Supervisor (SDO)
Distribution Operations Manager
Mail Delivery Supervisor
Manager, Branch
Manager, Station
Postal Supervisor
Postmaster
Postmaster Relief (PMR)
Remote Encoding Center Manager
Remote Encoding Operations Supervisor
Sectional Center Manager, Postal Service
Station Superintendent
Superintendent
Superintendent, Mail
Superintendent, Postal
Workgroup Leader

Related Occupations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Negotiate labor disputes.
  • Supplemental — Collect rents for post office boxes.
  • Supplemental — Issue and cash money orders.
  • Supplemental — Select and train postmasters and managers of associate postal units.
  • Supplemental — Inform the public of available services, and of postal laws and regulations.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Related College Curriculum
 
Featured Online Colleges
 
For more online colleges, click here.
 
Colleges Offering Curriculum

8044768 Postmasters and Mail Superintendent Jobs Found


Spectrum is America's fastest-growing TV, Internet, and Voice company. Join us as we continue to grow and bring our services to our communities. We are now hiring Customer Service Representatives. As ...
Spectrum - Fond du Lac, WI, USA - posted 17 days ago ago
At arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of ...
Arvato - Chandler, AZ, USA - posted 19 days ago ago
Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently searching for a Fraud Specialist in San Antonio, TX! Location of work: San Antonio, TX Duration: 2 years Rate: Negotiable DOE This position is not eligible ...
Strategic Staffing Solutions - San Antonio, TX, USA - posted 2 days ago ago
As a temporary staffing organization, we take great pride in not only putting a strong emphasis on our customers and fulfilling their expectations, but also on our branches. We fully empower each ...
Command Center - Watford City, ND, USA - posted 2 days ago ago
As a temporary staffing organization, we take great pride in not only putting a strong emphasis on our customers and fulfilling theirexpectationsbut also on our branches. We fully empower ...
Command Center - Willmar, MN, USA - posted 2 days ago ago
Strategic Staffing Solutions "S3" is searching for a Salesforce Developer We are recruiting for one of the Nation's TOP Financial Company's and YOU could be their next hire! Salesforce Developer ...
Strategic Staffing Solutions - Chandler, AZ, USA - posted 3 days ago ago
Do your friends tell you that you are outgoing, have a great personality, and can talk to anyone? Then HomeAdvisor wants to talk to you! Every 5 seconds, another homeowner reaches out to HomeAdvisor ...
HomeAdvisor - Golden, CO, USA - posted 1 month ago ago
This is your opportunity to partner with Kablelink, a leader in the telecommunications industry in the Central / Western Florida area. We are currently interviewing for a full-time Communications ...
Kablelink Tampa - Tampa, FL, USA - posted 1 month ago ago
KLX is currently seeking a CDL Driver to support our Technical Services product line in Williston, ND. At KLX, you'll work side-by-side with devoted professionals. You'll enjoy the benefits of a ...
KLX Energy - San Antonio, TX, USA - posted 2 days ago ago
Does Your Current Route Get You Home Daily? OURS DOES! NOW HIRING! CDL Class A Drivers For dedicated routes Home daily! Great pay and benefits! Please call today and apply! You must have: • Class A ...
Midwest Logistics Systems - Lebanon, TN, USA - posted 2 days ago ago
Jobs results sponsored by ZipRecruiter
More Postmasters and Mail Superintendent Job Results...
 
 
 
 
 

JOB SEARCH