USPS Jobs in Shreveport – Assistant Rural Carrier

Website United States Postal Service

Job Description:

Using dynamic route descriptions, delivers packages on Sundays and observed holidays. May case, deliver, and collect mail and packages on Saturday along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Loads packages in delivery sequence in vehicle.
  • Delivers packages to customers along a prescribed route.
  • Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.
  • Receives and signs for accountable mail.
  • Loads mail and packages in vehicle.
  • Delivers mail and packages to customers along a prescribed route or as an auxiliary assistant by a vehicle; collects monies and receipts for accountable mail; picks up mail from customers’ roadside boxes.
  • Furnishes routine information concerning postal matters to customer.
  • Returns mail collected, undeliverable mail, and submits monies and receipts to post office.
  • Prepares appropriate time records.
  • Provides for mail security at all times.
  • May be required to provide a vehicle for delivery if an employer provided vehicle is not assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • There are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability requirements for this position.
  • Applicants must successfully complete the Virtual Entry Assessment – MC (474).
  • Individuals who qualify and are selected under this standard will be required to complete prescribed training satisfactory to demonstrate, through testing and/or practical demonstration, possession of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required for the job. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. KSAs include Postal Service driving policies, safe driving practices, and skills associated with specific job duties.
  • Applicants must be physically able to perform the essential duties of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS Rural carriers are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor in such interactions.
  • Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: United States Postal Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Shreveport, LA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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