I didn’t post yesterday because I’ve been exhausted from working all work. Five years out of the job market and then I jump in with both feet… I’m only working part time even though this week I’m working 36 hours. I had training so I worked three extra days. I thought it would be nice to get out of the house one or two days a week. Hubby gets to spend time with the kids that way and I get to have some time with adults plus I earn a few bucks. I haven’t told you all where I was going to be working because I wanted to wait until I made it through a few days! Who’s ready to find out?
Some of you are nodding others are scratching their heads.
My title at my job is Postmaster Relief. Does that help?
I work for the United States Postal Service! I am a part time postmaster relief meaning I fill in when the postmaster is out. I work in a small office so I work the window and do all the retail sales as well!
I thought the fact below were interesting things that most people don’t know! So I thought I would share! Find more here.
The Postal Service receives NO tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. We are required by law to cover our costs.
The Postal Service has the world’s largest retail network — larger than McDonald’s, Walmart and Starbucks combined (in U.S.).
Post Office Fun Facts
•Highest elevation — Leadville, CO — 10,150 feet above sea level
•Lowest elevation — Mecca, CA — 180 feet below sea level
•Westernmost in US — Wales, AK
•Easternmost in US — Lubec, ME
•Southernmost in US — Key West, FL
•Northernmost in US — Barrow, AK
•Closest to the geographical center of the 50 United States — Belle Fourche, SD
•Closest to geographical center of the 48 contiguous states — Lebanon, KS
•Smallest — Ochopee Main Post Office, Ochopee, FL — 61.3 square feet
•Largest — James A. Farley Post Office — New York, NY — 393,000 square feet
•Oldest in same building — Hinsdale, NH, since 1816
•2nd oldest — Castine, ME, since 1833
Coldest — North Slope area of Alaska, including Barrow and Wainwright
•Hottest — Death Valley, CA
•Most extraordinary — Peach Springs, AZ, Post Office has walk-in freezers for food destined for delivery to the bottom of the Grand Canyon by mule train.
•Most isolated — Located in the farthest reaches of northern Alaska, the Anaktuvuk Pass Post Office is the only link to the outside world for the 300 residents who live there. There are no roads; everything must be flown in.
•Dual personality — Sitting on the border between TN and VA, the Post Office here has two different ZIP codes and serves customers in Bristol, TN, and Bristol, VA.
•Most needing a bridge — The Point Roberts, WA, Post Office can be reached by car only by driving through British Columbia, Canada. Only a boat or float plane can travel directly there.
•Clinton is the most common Post Office name. Madison is second, and Franklin and Washington are tied for third.
(find more information at this link)