Postal Service Mail Carrier Jobs
Postal Service Mail Carrier Overview
Postal service mail carriers are responsible for delivering mail to residential and commercial addresses. Carriers are assigned established routes, covering their area by foot, vehicle or a mixture of both, depending on how far apart the mailboxes are. Carriers also provide change of address forms to members of their routes, as well as sell products like stamps in more rural areas away from post offices. The skills necessary for mail carrier positions may also qualify candidates for positions as mail service equipment operators or a mail services supervisor.
Postal Service Mail Carrier Education Requirements
Generally, no special degrees are necessary to qualify for mail carrier jobs. However, a high school diploma or GED is generally required. Applicants must be 18 years of age, a United States citizen, and must have a firm understanding of the English language, both speaking and reading. While no specific degree is required, applicants must pass a mail carrier test that examines both speed and accuracy when working with names and numbers. The test also covers mail distribution procedures. Once the written exam is passed, potential mail carriers must pass background checks, drug testing and a driving test for carriers who will be using postal service vehicles.
Postal Service Mail Carrier Job Market
The job outlook for postal service mail carrier jobs is expected to decline approximately 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, in comparison to the average for all occupations. Employment opportunities are projected to drop due to a mixture of budget deficits in the postal system, and the introduction of automated delivery point sequencing systems. These systems remove the need for mail carriers to sort their deliveries, allowing fewer carriers to deliver more mail to larger routes. Retiring mail carriers will open some positions, but more applicants are expected than available positions.
Postal Service Mail Carrier Salary
The median annual salary for postal service mail carrier jobs is $56,490 per year. Salary levels vary based on factors like years of experience and the location of each mail delivery route.
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The UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE is recruiting for TEMPORARY HOLIDAY EMPLOYEES for the following positions in our Processing and Distribution Centers in: Vermont (Burlington/White River Junction), New Hampshire (Nashua/Manchester) and Maine (Scarborough/Hampden) POSTAL SUPPORT EMPLOYEES (PSE Clerks)$15.26 per hour Open for Application from 9/8/14 9/22/14 (Exam required) AND CASUAL MAILHANDLERS - $...
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA, 15201
Job Function: This is a full-time utility position within Carnegie Mellon University Postal Services, and may be required to perform any of the following tasks on extremely short notice, including, but not limited to: Sortation of mail and parcels received from USPS and other carriers; Cashiering in a retail environment; Delivery of a mounted (driving) route; Delivery of a walking route; Internal ...
Integrated Mail Industries, a direct mail processing firm currently seeks a highly motivated and experienced Postal Specialist. Postal Specialist handles the postal operations and transportation of finished mail. Responsibilities will include: Manage the USPS relationship to ensure efficient service and smooth mail flow through the postal stream. Coordinate movement of all mailings to and from ...
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE HELP WANTED The United States Postal Service is now hiring: Rural Carrier Associates in the 027 & 028 Zip Code Areas Must be 18 years of age; requires valid state drivers license with two years general driving experience. This is a Great Part Time Job Delivering Mail to Rural Areas. The Number of Hours varies; See Job Posting for Details. Applicants must take Post...
Click To View Help Wanted UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE The United States Postal Service is now hiring: Rural Carrier Associates in the 027 & 028 Zip Code Areas Must be 18 years of age, requires valid state driver's license with two years general driving experience. This is a Great Part Time Job Delivering Mail to Rural Areas. The Number of Hours varies, see Job Posting for Details. A...
The United States Postal Service is now hiring: Rural Carrier Associates in the O62 & 063 Zip Code Areas Must be 18 years of age, requires valid state drivers license with two years general driving experience. This is a Great Part Time Job Delivering Mail to Rural Areas. The Number of Hours varies, see Job Posting for Details. Applicants must take Postal Exam 473. Approx. starting pay is, $16....
HELP WANTED The United States Postal Service is now hiring: Rural Carrier Associates in the O62 063 Zip Code Areas Must be 18 years of age, requires valid state driver's license with two years general driving experience. This is a Great Part Time Job Delivering Mail to Rural Areas. The Number of Hours varies, see Job Posting for Details. Applicants must take Postal Exam 473. Approx. starting pay i...
Job Description: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ? Receives and sorts mail and parcels by department, floor, and mail station in preparation for distribution. ? Delivers sorted mail and parcels following assigned routes for scheduled mail distribution, accurately and efficiently. ? Operate mail metering and electronic receiving equipment. ? Accept and apply postage for domestic mail, i...
Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees. We have over 8,500 employees working in 50 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results...
The UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE is recruiting for TEMPORARY HOLIDAY EMPLOYEES for the following positions in our Processing and Distribution Centers in: • Vermont (Burlington / White River Junction) • New Hampshire (Nashua / Manchester) and • Maine (Scarborough / Hampden) • POSTAL SUPPORT EMPLOYEES (PSE Clerks) $15.26 per hour. Open for Application from 9/8/14 to 9/22/14. (Postal Service ...
Matheson Inc. is looking for experienced Class A Drivers. Class A Drivers who are self-motivated and career-minded are invited to apply. Matheson Postal Services is one of the largest contract carriers for the USPS. We provide local, intermediate, long-haul, and trans-continental services throughout the year. In addition to transporting mail, we also operate special projects for the USPS. These p...
The Travelers Companies Hartford, CT, 06183
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference. SUMMARY: Receives and distributes incoming carrier ship...
Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield Des Moines, IA, 50301
Job Summary: Wellmark is currently recruiting for a Logistics Assistance Center Technician to join our team. In this role, you will perform duties in the Wellmark Logistics Assistance Center including both the mail center and document processing areas. These duties include receiving, opening, sorting and distributing incoming mail and packages, inspecting all mail and packages for hazardous or da...
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description To operate company vehicles and provide courteous and efficient delivery and pick-up of packages; to...
Marten Transport Walnut Creek, CA
Walnut Creek insurance company is looking for a Sales Assistant supporting the Bond Account Manager for a medical leave. In this Bond Account Assistant position you will be doing the following: New and Renewal Bond marketing, ordering and processing,including execution of bonds and riders. Assist bond producer with prospective accounts when necessary, financial file setup and maintenance, maintena...
Franklin Resources Rancho Cordova, CA, 95741
Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees. We have over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results,...
Connections Academy Lehighton, PA, 18235
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Accenture Inc Chicago, IL, 60602
Organization: Technology Growth Platform Location: Location Negotiable Travel: 100% (Monday - Friday) Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make deliver...
Cleveland Clinic Weston, FL
Driver Reference Title HR Use Only: Hospital: Florida Weston Non-Exempt Facility: CC Florida Weston Department: Security Job Code: 000398 Pay Grade: 5 Schedule: PRN Shift: Day/Evening Hours: variable Job Details: - High School Diploma or equivalent Required. Transportation of personnel, bulk supplies, and mail between main campus and annex building.Provide World Class Customer Service ...
Marten Transport Jeffersonville, IN
As one of the fastest growing Healthcare Services Companies, there is no better place than Catamaran in which you can join an elite group of professionals to enhance your skills and grow your career. Our vibrant, fast-paced environment will enable you to pursue opportunities that allow you to collaborate, innovate, and learn.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform e...
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Typical Salary for Mail Carrier
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Serves postal customers by sorting, delivering, and protecting mail; maintaining vehicle.
Rate of Growth
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Data Entry Skills
Bundles mail in preparation for delivery or transportation to relay boxes.
Sorts mail for delivery by assembling mail for route; sorting according to address; packing for delivery.
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