United States Postal Service (USPS)

The United States Postal Service is a federal government agency responsible for providing mail service to every residence in the United States regardless of distance or location. Though the USPS has a near monopoly over letter carrier service as only the USPS has access to mail boxes marked for the United States Postal Service the agency does have to compete with private firms such as Fedex and UPS for package delivery services. With over 496,900 direct employees and 136,00 contract workers the USPS is the largest Federal Government employer, see what people are saying about working for the United States Postal Service.