Jupiter Postmaster Brian Coulton (above) is proud to be the first Jamaican American male to hold this position. Photo: Lavon Barnett
There’s a new Postmaster in the spring training home of the Miami Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals. Up at bat is the #13 Postmaster for Jupiter, FL --- Brian Coulton, who also is the first Jamaican American male to hold this position. As Postmaster, Coulton is administratively and operationally responsible for 140 employees who work at the Jupiter Main Office and Tequesta Branch.
Prior to his promotion, he served as Jupiter, FL, Officer In Charge and A/Manager, Post Office Operations, Area 1. Coulton was promoted to Manager, Customer Services at the Jupiter Main Office/Tequesta Branch in 2013.
During his 32-year career, Coulton accepted several detail assignments of increasing levels of responsibility. Nineteen months after joining the U.S. Postal Service, Coulton was A/Supervisor of Mails at the Lake Worth Main Office. He also was detailed as Manager, Customer Services at several South Florida locations --- Boca Raton Downtown Station; Midport Station (Port St. Lucie); Port St. Lucie Main Office; Riviera Beach Post Office; Tequesta Branch; and City Place Station (West Palm Beach). He simultaneously managed City Place Station and Southboro Station (West Palm Beach). He also served as Officer In Charge in Port St. Lucie.
Coulton gained mail processing experience through details at the West Palm Beach Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) and at the Boca Raton Delivery Distribution Center (DDC). He supervised the Tour 1 Delivery Bar Code Sorter (DBCS) Operation and ensured that the letter mail for Lake Worth was sorted and dispatched in a timely manner to the stations.
He joined the U.S. Postal Service as a Distribution Clerk in the Lake Worth Post Office in March 1985 after having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1980 to 1984.