USPS - New Town, ND

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Dakotas District

Job Posting Period
04/16/2012 - 04/29/2012

Job Title

Facility Location NEW TOWN 361 MAIN ST NEW TOWN, ND 58763-9998
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We are currently hiring a Rural Carrier Associate to work in the absence of the regular rural carrier during sick leave, annual leave or emergency situations. You may work any day of the week, Monday-Saturday. You must furnish your own vehicle, which meets postal regulations. You must meet postal driving requirements. This is a non-career position and does not provide benefits. After serving in this position for one year, you are eligible to bid for career Rural Carrier positions with full benefits. Please contact the postmaster if you have any questions at: 701-627-4698.

Applicants must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the facility address in order to be eligible for this position because the work is performed in the Facility Location and candidates will need to be present for screening activities, including an interview. Note: Veterans who are entitled to veterans# preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position. SALARY RANGE: $19.45 per hour. FINANCE NUMBER: 376662 BENEFIT INFORMATION: No benefits provided.

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.


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.

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. Written Exam

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.

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.