I have been a letter carrier for over 20 years. The supervisors and management are serving in pay grades, that exceed their skill sets. No one in management has any sort of college training or people skills. Postal management only Promotes unintelligent people who are puppets and will do whatever they were told regardless if it’s right or wrong. Management dysfunction at this company starts at the highest levels and trickles down there and competency and promotes an inferior working environment due to their lack of experience and
Walking a mail route is very hard work. When the weather is good, the job can be very enjoyable. On nasty weather days, you still have to go out and walk all day, no matter how bad it is. It can be miserable some days. The relationships with the customers can be so friendly and make the job much better.
A typical day at work mostly consists of collecting and organizing mail and delivering it to the correct owners. This job is most repetitive and contains plenty of movement and not much sedentary activity other than driving.