Postal Carrier (Female, Age 58) in Venice, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitlePostal Carrier
Salary$50,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationVenice, CA
Years Experience10 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
United States Government Post Office, large deliver mail

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Deliver mail to business and residential

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacations, 12 days sick leave, Kaiser, 401K

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I enjoy working with the public, I also enjly working with my colleques

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work in the Office, but sometimes I go out in the field to check my employees, I like working outside more than the Office

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 3
Hours: 8
Co-Workers: 5
Supervisors: 6
Job Title: 4
Level of Responsibility: 2
The Actual Work: 7

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Newspaper

What was the application process?
Paper application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, their were about three interviews, manager, then supervisor whom I ended up working with, they were all individual

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
No I can’t remember

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, you are trained thoroughly

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, I went to college for three years, and I passed the Civil Service Test

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Not really, only on-the-job training

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
N/A

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
You have to take a test, they put you on a list, then you interview

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Organiztion skkill, you have to manage your time, and you have to deliver the mail in a timely manner, Social skills: you have to like and get along with the public

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes, High School Diploma

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Take the test, study before, their are online sample tests, the test is not easy

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I’ve been here long enough, will retire her

What are your current career goals?
To retire with full benefits

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Yes we are currently on furlough

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1
Prior Job 2

Educational background

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High School GPA:3.5

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3CSULBPsychology
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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