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Your final step is to take the online practice assessments and schedule the official exam.

The Postal Exam 473 is segmented into four individual Virtual Assessments(474, 475, 476 & 477).  Each assessment is assigned to a job occupation and can only be taken once a year.

Practice first, then contact a specialist to schedule your official exam.


Once completed we will use your test scores to match you to other civil service jobs in your area.  We look forward to assisting you in securing your first job.

Agents are available Monday- Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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This Hiring Guide is designed to give you an overview of the hiring process used by most federal, state and local agencies. A career is civil service offers multiple unique hiring paths with specific programs for recent grads and skills matching of applicants with military experience. CareerStarters assists applicants navigate through the postal hiring process in order to better prepare themselves and increase their chances of getting hired.


Employment Requirements

  • 18 years old at the time of appointment or 16 years old with a high school diploma
  • United States citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other U.S. territory
  • Recent employment history
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment
  • Residency requirement for background checks
  • Safe driving record (if applicable to the position)
  • Must be registered with Selective Service if applicable

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