CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2
USPS - Wolf Point, MT
United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 78586208

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the
examination may be limited.

Branch

Dakotas District

Job Posting Period

07/15/2014 - 07/30/2014

This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being
invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title

CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2

Facility Location
WOLF POINT
131 FRONT ST
WOLF POINT, MT 59201-9998

CONTACT INFORMATION: SHARON MERIDETH, POSTMASTER, (406) 653 2820 - sharon.l.merideth@usps.gov

Position Information
TITLE: CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT 2
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2310-0046
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
HOURS: VARIES

CCAs may be scheduled to work up to 6 days per week during daytime hours.

CCAs hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days. Subsequent appointments after a 5 day break in
service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of CCAs is discretionary and
subject to business needs.

DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
documented driving experience.

SALARY RANGE: $15.30 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 299504
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational
needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of 1 hour for every 20 paid hours, and contractual pay raises. Upon
hire, you are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits Plan with a Postal Service
premium contribution. After one year of service, CCAs may also be eligible for health insurance under the Federal
Employees Health Benefits Program, dental and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision

Insurance Program, and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.

Persons Eligible to Apply
Veterans who are entitled to veterans preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for
any posted position.

Applicants must have a valid state drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of documented driving
experience.

All applicants must apply on line at www.usps.com/employment. Paper or Emailed Applications for Employment will not be
accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to apply for this position. Communication regarding
employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.

NOTE: We will communicate with you by email concerning your application, so it is very important that you are able to
receive our messages. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow
correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email
address!
@usps.gov @panpowered.com @geninfo.com

EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent via email once
you successfully submit your online application. Please ensure you can receive messages from our test vendor and follow
instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity!

NOTICE TO CURRENT NON-CAREER POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEES - Current non-career Postal Service employees
who wish to apply for this vacancy must go to usps.com/employment and use your existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not
log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browser before going to usps.com/employment.

Functional Purpose
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 with the 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 relay
boxes 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 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 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

1. REQUIREMENTS:
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related

knowledge, skills, and abilities:
A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
CCA duties 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.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS

CCAs must work their assigned tour and days of work. CCAs must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for
personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.

CCAs are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor
in such interactions, including wearing an approved uniform.

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.

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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