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Postal Administrative Specialists

Business Management & Administration

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Work Environment

Postal administrative specialists work in office settings, both on land and aboard ships.

  • Military Status

    Officer

  • Average Military Salary

    $45,944

Overview

Postal administrative specialists perform all duties necessary to the efficient running of military postal operations. They perform postal finance, mail handling, locator service, and mail distribution functions. Mail handling duties can include, but are not limited to, accepting, sorting, manifesting, and dispatching all types of mail. They may also issue and cash United States Postal Service (USPS) money orders, sell stamps, apply postage to, and mail out parcels.

Military Training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Postal administrative specialists in the Military will gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience.

Helpful Attributes

  • Ability to organize and plan
  • Interest in keeping organized and accurate records
  • Interest in operating computers and other office machines
  • Preference for office work

Related Civilian Careers

  • Postal Service Clerks