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City carrier assistant 1

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City Carrier Assistants (CCAs) deliver and collect mail on foot or by vehicle providing customer service in a prescribed area.
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. Carriers may be required to
carry mailbags on their shoulders, and a mailbag full of mail can weigh 35 pounds. Duties require prolonged standing,walking and reaching. Applicants must have a valid state driver#s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years ofdocumented driving experience.
CCAs may be scheduled to work up to 6 days per week during daytime hours. Desirable candidates live within easy
commuting distance of the facility location. Candidates will need to be present for screening activities, including an interview,
in the Facility Location or vicinity. Serious applicants only need apply.
CCAs hold temporary appointments for terms of 360 days with eligibility for reappointment after a 5-day break in service.
Subsequent appointments are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of CCAs is discretionary and
subject to business needs. This position may lead to a full-time career position.
NOTICE TO CURRENT POSTAL EMPLOYEES - Noncareer employees who wish to apply must use their existing external
eCareer Profile or create a new external Profile, apply, and follow instructions for testing or attaching previous test scores.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U. S. Postal Service#s
requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U. S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident alien, or a citizen of a
territory owing allegiance to the U.S.
Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; maintains
professional and effective public relations with customers and others, requiring a general familiarity with postal laws,
regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and geography of the area.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Routes or cases all classes of mail in sequence of delivery along an established route. Rearranges and relabels cases
as required.
2. Withdraws mail from the distribution case and prepares it in sequence for efficient delivery independently or by another
carrier along an established route. Prepares and separates all classes of mail to be carried by truck to relay boxes along
route for subsequent delivery.3. Handles undeliverable mail in accordance with established procedures.
4. Delivers mail along a prescribed route, on foot or by vehicle, on a regular schedule, picking up additional mail from relayboxes as needed. Collects mail from street letter boxes and accepts letters from mailing from customers; on certain routes
may deliver mail that consists exclusively of parcel post, or the collection of mail.
5. Uses portable electronic scanner as instructed.
6. Delivers and collects charges on customs, postage-due, and C.O.D. mail matter. Delivers and obtains receipts for
registered and certain insured mail. Signs for such matter, except insured mail, at the post office before beginning route and
accounts for it upon return by payments of the amounts collected and delivery of of receipts taken.
7. Deposits in the post office mail collected on the route upon returning from the route.
8. Checks, and corrects if necessary, mailing cards from advertisers bearing names and addresses of customers or former
customers on the route.
9. Furnishes customers with postal information and provides change of address cards and other postal forms as needed.
10. Reports to supervisor all unusual incidents or conditions relating to mail delivery, including condition of street letter
boxes and centralized delivery equipment.
11. Becomes proficient, when assigned to a route, in the casing of mail on other routes as assigned.
12. Works professionally with other employees in the office.
13. May as a CCA, perform clerical duties and be required to pass examinations on scheme of city primary distribution.
14. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: check hotels and other establishments to ensure that mail for
residents undeliverable as addressed is not improperly held; deliver stamps or other paper supplies to contract or classified
stations and other designated delivery points; serves at carriers'' delivery window; receive and register where practical, all
letters and packages of first-class matter properly offered for registration; case mail and make deliveries on other routes as
assigned.
SUPERVISION
Supervisor, Customer Services, or other designated supervisor.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Requirements
Written Exam Required: Postal Exam 473 - Instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once you
successfully submit your online application.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service''s requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting''s closing date. Applicants claiming veterans''
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans'' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview,
and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human
Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the
accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

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