ASSISTANT RURAL CARRIER job – United States Postal Service – Cherryville, NC

United States Postal Service

External Publication for Job Posting 10093646

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

Mid-Carolinas District

Job Posting Period

03/23/2017 – 03/28/2017

Job Title

ASSISTANT RURAL CARRIER (ARC)

Facility Location

CHERRYVILLE

107 NORTH MULBERRY STREET

CHERRYVILLE, NC 28021-2853

CONTACT INFORMATION: JONATHAN CONRAD, SUPERVISOR, (704) 435-6648, jonathan.m.conrad@usps.gov

Position Information

Title: ASSISTANT RURAL CARRIER (ARC)

FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt

Occupation Code: 2325-0002

Scheduled Days: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays observed by the USPS on an as needed basis.

During the onboarding period, ARCs must be available for required training on weekdays.

Hours: Varies

DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants should have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record and at least two years of

unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military

installations worldwide.

SALARY RANGE: $17.40 per hour paid bi-weekly

FINANCE NUMBER: 361424

BENEFIT INFORMATION: Employees hired on or after November 5, 2016 may receive Wounded Warrior leave provided

eligibility criteria are met. No other benefits are available for this position.

Persons Eligible to Apply

All U.S. Citizens, permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the United

States are eligible to apply for this position. Screening activities, including an interview are required for this position.

Applicants entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any

posted position.

To be considered for this employment opportunity, applicants must apply online at www.usps.com/employment. A valid email

address is required to apply to this position as communication regarding employment opportunities, interviews and

background checks will be Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allow all correspondences

to be received.

@usps.gov @geninfo.com @uspsis.gov

NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this

employment opportunity. Please respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and

nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity.

Functional Purpose

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Loads packages in delivery sequence in vehicle.

2. Delivers packages to customers along a prescribed route.

3. Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.

4. Receives and signs for accountable mail.

5. Loads mail and packages in vehicle.

6. 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.

7. Furnishes routine information concerning postal matters to customer.

8. Returns mail collected, undeliverable mail, and submits monies and receipts to post office.

9. Prepares appropriate time records.

10. Provides for mail security at all times.

11. May be required to provide a vehicle for delivery if an employer provided vehicle is not assigned.

ARCs are non-career employees who provide customers along a rural route services which includes delivering and collecting

mail. Desirable candidates may be required to have a vehicle suitable for use and live within easy commuting distance of the

facility location. If required to provide own vehicle, ARCs will receive an Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA).

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.

SUPERVISION

Manager, Customer Services; Supervisor, Customer Services; or Postmaster BARGAINING UNIT RURAL CARRIER

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. QUALIFICATIONS

DOCUMENT DATE: 5/28/2016

FUNCTION

Using dynamic route descriptions, delivers packages on Sundays and observed holidays. Case, deliver and collect mail and

packages along a prescribed rural route on Saturday using a vehicle, and provide customers on the route with a variety of

services.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

REQUIREMENTS

There are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability requirements for this position.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

There are no examination requirements for this position.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

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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