A good score on Test 473, the exam for entry-level jobs at the U.S. Postal Service, is at the upper end of the passing range between 70 and 100. Veterans or family members meeting requirements for veterans’ preference may have 5 to 10 points added to their test scores.Continue Reading
Postal Service exams help screen public applicants for local jobs and allow competition for positions. Test 473 identifies general aptitude and characteristics, not knowledge of facts. It measures certain skills and abilities needed to move mail quickly, such as checking addresses, sorting and delivering mail.
Postal positions requiring a passing score on Test 473 to qualify include city carrier, mail processing clerk, mail handler, and sales, services and distribution associate. Other post office positions require different tests.Learn more about Diagnostics & Imaging
To apply for a job with the U.S. Postal Service, visit the USPS Career center on its website, USPS.com, create an account, create a profile, search for open jobs, and arrange for an assessment if required by the particular job. If testing, wait for a scheduling email, and set up the appointment to take the test.Full Answer >
Practice tests for the U.S. Postal Service exam are available for free online at usapostalexam.org/pracexams. The site allows users to choose specific sections on which to focus or take full-length practice exams. The site also keeps track of users' progress so that they can monitor their improvement.Full Answer >
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