Responsible for sorting mail of all classes in delivery sequence for the assigned area or route.
Manages undeliverable mail according to postal regulations and laws.
Delivers mail to businesses and residences on an assigned route.
Retrieves mail from relay boxes and customer roadside boxes as needed.
Tracks deliveries as instructed using a portable electronic scanner.
Responsible for delivering and collecting monies and receipts for custom fees, postage-due and C.O.D items.
Responsible for returning to the post office any mail collected during the assigned route.
Provides customers with change of address and other postal forms as required, as well as general postal information.
May perform general clerical duties.
Must maintain clean, neat, and professional appearance which includes wearing the approved uniform.
Functional Purpose Responsible 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 Requirements Must be 18 years old or 16 years old with high school diploma Must be US citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other US territory Ability to pass criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment Must have valid state's driver's license, safe driving record, and at least two years of driving experience Must be registered with Selective Service (if applicable)
Salary Range Up to $25.50 per hour paid bi-weekly
Examination Requirements Candidates must successfully complete and receive a pass rating of the Virtual Entry Assessment - MC (474) for Mail Carriers. When the candidate is invited to take the assessment, directions will be provided via email.
Background Check The Postal Inspection Service conducts a criminal background check by utilizing United States information and data resources only (FBI, fingerprint check, state and county checks). The investigation covers a 5 years inquiry for any location where the candidate lived, was employed, or went to school within the US or its territories.
Physical Requirements Candidates 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. Candidates may also handle mail containers weighing up to the maximum allowable mailing weight.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.