U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General

U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General For the official source of information about the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, please visit our website at www.uspsoig.gov.

Prior to COVID-19 our auditors reviewed whether USPS processing network is operating at optimal efficiency and meeting s...
06/18/2020

Prior to COVID-19 our auditors reviewed whether USPS processing network is operating at optimal efficiency and meeting service standards -- critical concerns amid increasing costs and declining mail volume. Read the report here: https://go.usa.gov/xwmXG

The USPS OIG has a position open in our Office of Investigations, Technical Operations Center in Houston, TX. The succes...
06/17/2020

The USPS OIG has a position open in our Office of Investigations, Technical Operations Center in Houston, TX. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of installing and operating various types of electronic surveillance. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xwEsX

Postage stamps are a core part of Postal Service daily operations. Before the COVID-19 pandemic declaration, our latest ...
06/12/2020

Postage stamps are a core part of Postal Service daily operations. Before the COVID-19 pandemic declaration, our latest OIG audit assessed the effectiveness of internal controls over Postal Service stamp, money order, and cash inventory accountability at 10 post offices. Read what we found here: https://go.usa.gov/xwRbn

We have an opening for an experienced Data Scientist in the Research and Insights Solution Center (RISC) at our headquar...
06/10/2020

We have an opening for an experienced Data Scientist in the Research and Insights Solution Center (RISC) at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. If selected, you will work alongside other researchers to analyze Postal Service operations. For more information please visit: https://go.usa.gov/xw5xs

Mail transportation is a core part of Postal Service operations, combining USPS-owned and operated assets with contracto...
06/10/2020

Mail transportation is a core part of Postal Service operations, combining USPS-owned and operated assets with contractor operations. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, our OIG auditors assessed opportunities to optimize the USPS surface and air transportation network and meet service performance goals. Read what we found here: https://go.usa.gov/xwXfC

Have you wondered what the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General has been up to in the first half of ...
06/08/2020

Have you wondered what the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General has been up to in the first half of the fiscal year? Check out this week’s Pushing the Envelope infoblog for an overview of our work: https://go.usa.gov/xw84Q

Our auditors want to know: What is your opinion of or experience with the overall condition of elevators located in Post...
06/05/2020

Our auditors want to know: What is your opinion of or experience with the overall condition of elevators located in Postal Service facilities? Let our auditors know here: https://go.usa.gov/xwBF6

The Semiannual Report to Congress which presents a snapshot of the work the United States Postal Service Office of Inspe...
05/29/2020

The Semiannual Report to Congress which presents a snapshot of the work the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General has done to fulfill our mission for the six-month period ending March 31, 2020 has been released. Read the full report here: https://go.usa.gov/xw4Yz

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the efficiency of controls over the Postal Service's Landlord Maintenance Program (...
05/28/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the efficiency of controls over the Postal Service's Landlord Maintenance Program (LPM). Our goal was to determine whether management teams at USPS's leased facilities were adhering to policies and procedures. Our work took place prior the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our findings here: https://go.usa.gov/xwgWQ

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the conditions of the Miami Springs, Promenade, and Doral post offices in the South...
05/27/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the conditions of the Miami Springs, Promenade, and Doral post offices in the South Florida district. Our goal was to determine if the locations are adhering to the maintenance, safety, security standards, and employee working conditions. Our work on this audit took place prior the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our findings here: https://go.usa.gov/xwrzj

With three agencies that have “U.S. Postal Service” in their names it’s no wonder people sometimes aren’t sure where to ...
05/27/2020

With three agencies that have “U.S. Postal Service” in their names it’s no wonder people sometimes aren’t sure where to turn for help with lost, delayed, or damaged mail. Check out this week’s Pushing the Envelope blog to find out who to contact for different USPS mail issues here: https://go.usa.gov/xwCVr

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the In-Office Cost System (IOCS) which is the primary probability sampling system t...
05/22/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the In-Office Cost System (IOCS) which is the primary probability sampling system the U.S. Postal Service uses to allocate labor costs to each mail category. Our goal is to ensure all Postal Service allocated products are mandated to cover their costs. Our work on this audit took place prior the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our findings here: https://go.usa.gov/xw35w

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed mail delivery and customer service operations at the New Orleans, LA, Central Carri...
05/20/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed mail delivery and customer service operations at the New Orleans, LA, Central Carrier Station. Our goal was to provide USPS management with any potential scanning and mail delivery risks at this station. Our work on this audit took place prior the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our findings here: https://go.usa.gov/xvS74

Interested in a career at the USPS OIG? Check us out at American University Career Center’s virtual career fair today!
05/15/2020

Interested in a career at the USPS OIG? Check us out at American University Career Center’s virtual career fair today!

Prior to the the COVID-19 pandemic, our  audit team reviewed the causes of late and extra trips at the USPS Philadelphia...
05/14/2020

Prior to the the COVID-19 pandemic, our audit team reviewed the causes of late and extra trips at the USPS Philadelphia Processing and Distribution Center. Read our findings here: https://go.usa.gov/xvFtJ

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the data analysis for Fiscal Year 2019, Quarter 2 through Fiscal Year 2020, Quarter...
05/12/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the data analysis for Fiscal Year 2019, Quarter 2 through Fiscal Year 2020, Quarter 1 at the Hicksville, NY, Post Office in the Long Island District of the Northeast Area. Our goal was to determine whether the local purchases and payments made by this post office were valid. The audit took place prior to the national emergency declaration of COVID-19. Read our report here: https://go.usa.gov/xvssG

This week’s Pushing the Envelope blog highlights our recent white paper- Reevaluating the Universal Service Obligation a...
05/11/2020

This week’s Pushing the Envelope blog highlights our recent white paper- Reevaluating the Universal Service Obligation and discusses recent changes in universal service obligation in other countries. Read the blog here: https://go.usa.gov/xvsEH

The purpose of USPS’s universal service obligation (USO) is to ensure that all postal users receive a minimum level of s...
05/07/2020

The purpose of USPS’s universal service obligation (USO) is to ensure that all postal users receive a minimum level of service at a reasonable price. Our latest OIG white paper identifies trends and provides insights into the future of USPS’s USO. Read the findings here: https://go.usa.gov/xvGfh

Our Office of Audit has openings for a Program Analyst (Audit Evaluator)  - Information Systems, and an Auditor (Informa...
05/07/2020

Our Office of Audit has openings for a Program Analyst (Audit Evaluator) - Information Systems, and an Auditor (Information Systems) located at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. Get all the details and also apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvGKw

Our Office of Audit has an opening for an Information Technology Audit Director at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. Th...
05/07/2020

Our Office of Audit has an opening for an Information Technology Audit Director at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. The successful candidate will manage and direct staff activities and also perform audits and reviews pertaining to the Postal Service. Get all the details and also apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvGKh

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the retail floor stock inventory for the Orlo Vista, FL, Branch in the SunCoast Dis...
05/05/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the retail floor stock inventory for the Orlo Vista, FL, Branch in the SunCoast District of the Southern Area. Our goal was to determine whether internal controls over accountable paper and postal funds were managed effectively. The audit took place prior to the national emergency declaration of COVID-19. Read our report here: https://go.usa.gov/xvv5V

Our Office of Audit has openings for entry level auditors. Multiple areas of focus available, from Audit Operations and ...
05/05/2020

Our Office of Audit has openings for entry level auditors. Multiple areas of focus available, from Audit Operations and Network Processing to Transportation, the Postal Inspection Service, and much more. Get all the details and also apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvv4X

Our Office of Audit has openings for entry level auditors. Multiple areas of focus available, from Audit Operations and ...
05/05/2020

Our Office of Audit has openings for entry level auditors. Multiple areas of focus available, from Audit Operations and Network Processing to Transportation, the Postal Inspection Service, and much more. Get all the details and also apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvddS

Our Office of Audit has a year-round opening for a Student Cooperative in in Woburn, MA. Duties include collecting data ...
05/05/2020

Our Office of Audit has a year-round opening for a Student Cooperative in in Woburn, MA. Duties include collecting data and recommending actions for Postal Service management and facilities. Learn more and apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvdwr

We have an opening for a Database Specialist in our Chief Information Office located at our headquarters in Arlington, V...
04/30/2020

We have an opening for a Database Specialist in our Chief Information Office located at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. Like designing or modifying new/existing software? Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvytn

Enjoy researching and writing? Interested in government oversight? We have an opening for a Research Analyst position in...
04/30/2020

Enjoy researching and writing? Interested in government oversight? We have an opening for a Research Analyst position in our Research and Insights Solution Center located at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvyRu

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed mail delivery and customer service operations at the USPS Foothill Station in San J...
04/24/2020

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed mail delivery and customer service operations at the USPS Foothill Station in San Jose, CA. The fieldwork work included a review of 50 city routes, 55 full-time city carriers and four part-time flexible city carriers. The audit took place prior to the national emergency declaration of COVID-19. Read our report here: https://go.usa.gov/xvQvt

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the effectiveness of USPS Supply Management’s controls over the contract closeout p...
04/23/2020
Contract Closeout Process | USPS Office of Inspector General

In our latest OIG audit, we reviewed the effectiveness of USPS Supply Management’s controls over the contract closeout process, which must be completed per agency policy. The audit took place prior to the national emergency declaration of COVID-19. Read our report here: https://go.usa.gov/xvnfh

Apr 22 2020 View PDF Report Number:  19-026-R20 Type: Audit Reports Category: Contracting 0 Comments Background Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of Supply Management’s controls over the contract closeout process. Our fieldwork was completed before the President of the United States...

The #USPSOIG has an opening for an experienced Criminal Investigator in our Contract Fraud Investigations Division (CFID...
04/17/2020

The #USPSOIG has an opening for an experienced Criminal Investigator in our Contract Fraud Investigations Division (CFID). Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xv9FG

Are you an IT college student in the D.C. metro area? #USPSOIG has a Student Cooperative position open in our Chief Info...
04/17/2020

Are you an IT college student in the D.C. metro area? #USPSOIG has a Student Cooperative position open in our Chief Information Office in Rosslyn, VA. If selected, you will assist our CIO team with data analysis and visualization. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xv9mR

Are you a college student interested in auditing and looking for work? Our Office of Audit has openings for student-coop...
04/15/2020

Are you a college student interested in auditing and looking for work? Our Office of Audit has openings for student-cooperatives in Bethesda, MD, Arlington, VA, Saint Louis, MO, and Eagan, MN. The successful candidate will work in the Office of Audit, performing specialized duties and recommending actions. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvkz6

In our latest OIG audit, we assessed whether USPS is effectively hiring and retaining first-line supervisors. The audit ...
04/14/2020
First-Line Supervisor Recruitment and Retention | USPS Office of Inspector General

In our latest OIG audit, we assessed whether USPS is effectively hiring and retaining first-line supervisors. The audit took place prior to the national emergency declaration of COVID-19. Read our report here: https://go.usa.gov/xvKQP

Apr 13 2020 View PDF Report Number: 19SMG008HR000-R20 Type: Audit Reports Category: Human Resources 0 Comments Objective First-line supervisors play a critical role in any organization and influence productivity, quality, and employee morale. In the U.S. Postal Service, first-line supervisors sig...

The USPS OIG has a Student Cooperative position available for college/university students in the D.C. metro area. The su...
04/13/2020

The USPS OIG has a Student Cooperative position available for college/university students in the D.C. metro area. The successful candidate will work in the Office of Audit, assisting teams and recommending actions. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvBMA

Audit Asks- As a USPS truck driver, what are your experiences with the new lift gates on Postal Service trucks? Let our ...
04/08/2020

Audit Asks- As a USPS truck driver, what are your experiences with the new lift gates on Postal Service trucks? Let our auditors know here: https://go.usa.gov/xvjyK

We have an Information Technology Specialist position available at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. Join our team and ...
04/08/2020

We have an Information Technology Specialist position available at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. Join our team and work collaboratively with internal and external clients. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xvjTe

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