US Postal Service Jobs – Rural Carrier

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Job Description:

Cases, delivers and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides customers on the route with a variety of services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares mail for forwarding and maintains records of change of address information.
  • Provides for mail security at all times.
  • Loads mail in vehicle.
  • Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.
  • Sells stamps, stamped paper and money orders; accepts C.O.D., registered, certified, and insured mail and parcel post; furnishes routine information concerning postal matters and provides requested forms to customer.
  • Prepares a daily trip report and maintains a list of the customers on the route.
  • Receives and signs for accountable mail.
  • Delivers mail to customers along a prescribed route and on a regular schedule by a vehicle; collects monies and receipts for accountable mail; picks up mail from customers’ roadside boxes.
  • Maintains an inventory of stamps and stamped paper as needed to provide service to customers on the route.
  • Returns mail collected, undeliverable mail, and submits monies and receipts to post office.
  • Conducts special surveys when required.

Job Requirements:

  • Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of this position, which require arduous exertion involving prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling heavy containers of mail weighing up to the allowable maximum mailing weight.
  • Desirable candidates may be required to have a vehicle suitable for use and live within easy commuting distance of the facility location.
  • A personal vehicle suitable for use is required for this position
  • Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license.
  • A safe driving record.
  • The job is physically demanding. Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Carriers may be required to load and unload trays and containers of mail and parcels weighing as much as 70 pounds. Work is available usually on Saturdays, then on an as needed basis to cover the absence of the carrier.

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.

Job Details:

Company: US Postal Service

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Coeur d’Alene, ID, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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