Mail Carrier:Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Mail Carrier is responsible for sorting mail of all classes in delivery sequence for the assigned area or route.The Mail Carrier manages undeliverable mail according to postal regulations and laws.The Mail Carrier delivers mail to businesses and residences on an assigned route.The Mail Carrier retrieves mail from relay boxes and customer roadside boxes as needed.The Mail Carrier tracks deliveries as instructed using a portable electronic scanner.The Mail Carrier is responsible for delivering and collecting monies and receipts for custom charges, postage-due and C.O.D items.The Mail Carrier is responsible for returning to the post office any mail collected during the assigned route.The Mail Carrier provides customers with change of address and other postal forms as required, as well as general postal details.The Mail Carrier may perform general clerical duties.The Mail Carrier must maintain clean, neat, and professional appearance which includes wearing the approved uniform.Functional PurposeResponsible for collecting and delivering mail by vehicle or on foot in an assigned area or route; maintaining effective public relations with customers; possessing a basic understanding of common postal regulations, laws, products and services; and having a general familiarity of geography in the assigned area.Employment QualificationsMust be eighteen years old or sixteen years old with high-school degreeMust be US citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other US territoryExpertise to pass criminal experience investigation, drug screening, and medical assessmentMust have valid state's driver's license, safe driving history, and at least 2 yrs of driving experienceMust be registered with Selective Service (if applicable)Compensation rangeUp to $25.50 per hour paid bi-weeklyExamination QualificationsApplicants must successfully complete and receive a pass rating of the Virtual Entry Assessment - MC (474) for Mail Carriers. When the applicant is invited to take the assessment, directions will be provided via email.Experience investigationThe Postal Inspection Service conducts a criminal experience investigation by utilizing United States info and data resources only (FBI, fingerprint check, state and county checks). The investigation covers a 5 yrs inquiry for any location where the applicant lived, was employed, or went to school within the US or its territories.Physical demandsApplicants are required to be physically able to perform the duties of the position in an efficient manner with or without reasonable accommodation. Duties may include long periods of standing, walking, bending and reaching. Applicants may also handle mail containers weighing up to the max allowable mailing weight.
August 25 on Professional Diversity Network