RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE
USPS - Laurel, MT

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United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 79587573

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

08/28/2014 - 09/02/2014

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

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

Facility Location
LAUREL
614 1ST AVE
LAUREL, MT 59044-9998

CONTACT INFORMATION: michael.slater@usps.gov

Position Information
TITLE: RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE
FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 2325-07XX
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: VARIES
HOURS: VARIES

RCAs must be available to work on an as needed basis.

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: $16.26 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 294842
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, part-time in nature, which may lead to a career position depending
on organizational needs. After one year of service, RCAs may 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
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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
Cases, delivers, and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides customers on the route with a
variety of services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.
2. Receives and signs for accountable mail.
3. Loads mail in vehicle.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Returns mail collected, undeliverable mail, and submits monies and receipts to post office.
7. Prepares mail for forwarding amd maintains records of change of address information.
8. Prepares a daily trip report and maintains a list of the customers on the route.
9. Conducts special surveys when required.
10. Maintains an inventory of stamps and stamped paper as needed to provide service to customers on the route.
11. Provides for mail security at all times.

Rural Carrier Associates are non-career employees who provide customers along a rural route a variety of services including
delivering and collecting mail and selling stamps, supplies and money orders. Desirable candidates have a vehicle suitable
for use and live within easy commuting distance of the facility location.

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.

SUPERVISION

Manager, Customer Services; Supervisor, Customer Services; or Postmaster

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.

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.