Full Job Description
United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10718265
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.
New York Metro Logistics Division
Job Posting Period
10/19/2021 - 10/24/2021
HOLIDAY TRANSPORTATION ASST MVO
NEW JERSEY NDC
80 COUNTY RD
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07097-9997
CONTACT INFORMATION: Kathleen Maher | Kathleen.A.Maher@usps.gov | (732) 819-3633
Title: HOLIDAY TRANSPORTATION ASST MVO
FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt
Non-Scheduled Days: Varies
Individual(s) selected for this position may support USPS during the holiday season from November 06, 2021 through
December 31, 2021.
CDL REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) from the state in which they live. If
applicants have an intrastate CDL, they must self-certify to their state that they operate or expect to operate in excepted
interstate commerce, as required by 49 CFR part 383.71(b)(1)(ii). Each state has its own procedure for completing the
self-certification process, so applicants should seek assistance from their Department of Motor Vehicles or their state’s
equivalent, if they are unaware of how to do so.
Applicants must have a safe driving record, and at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or
larger vehicles and one year of full time unsupervised experience (or equivalent) driving a 7-ton or larger truck, tractor-trailer,
or a 16-passenger or larger bus. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S.
military installations worldwide.
Further, applicants must inform the Postal Service of all previous employment as the driver of a commercial vehicle for the
past 10 years and complete a Driving Notification and Compliance Certificate. Applicants must be drug-free, which requires
o A pre-employment drug screen and
o Information from previous employers on the positive alcohol or drug tests and refusal to be tested within the prior two
years: this information is retrieved from the FMCSA Clearinghouse and requires applicant consent. If you are registered for
the Clearinghouse, the consent request notification will be sent via the method you selected as your preferred contact
method, either email or U.S. Mail. If you have not yet registered for the Clearinghouse, the consent request notification will be
sent as a letter via U.S. Mail to the address of record associated with your commercial driver’s license (CDL). As the
completion of the pre-employment screenings is a time sensitive process, you should select the most expeditious means of
contact, ensuring all communications are received timely.
*** MVO positions require a Class B Commercial Drivers’ License***
SALARY RANGE: Current pay rate is established at $19.80 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 333860
Persons Eligible to Apply
United States. Applicants entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may
apply for any posted position. Applicants must apply online at www.usps.com/careers to be considered for this employment
opportunity. You must have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities,
examinations (when applicable), and background checks will be sent by email. Please add the following email domain
addresses to your contact list to allow all correspondence to be received - @usps.gov; @jobtryout.net; @psionline.com;
@geninfo.com; @uspis.gov. EXAM: If an exam is required and you are invited to take the test, instructions regarding the
exam process will be sent to you via email. Please ensure you can receive email messages from our test vendor and follow
instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity. SCREENINGS: You may receive multiple
requests for background checks in regards to this employment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate
filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity.
The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI
fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where
the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation,
the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding
5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only,
but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S.
government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or
as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background
check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.
Operates a mail truck on a pre-established route to pick up and transport mail in bulk.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Picks up and delivers bulk quantities of mail at stations, branch office, and terminal points; as required, picks up mail from
collection boxes and deposits mail in relay boxes.
2. Operates truck in conformance with time schedules and rules of safety, and in accordance with instructions regarding the
3. Determines condition of the truck prior to leaving and upon returning to the garage; reports all accidents, mechanical
defects and mechanical failures while on route.
4. Performs other duties as assigned, such as, driving a tractor and semitrailer on occasion, unloading bagged mail and
packages at post offices and picking up mail for delivery to a central point; preparing daily trip reports showing work
performed; and making minor mechanical repairs to truck in emergencies while on route.
Supervisor, Transportation Operations, 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:
1. BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD 5703A (5703-0005) MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR DOCUMENT
DATE: October 1, 2003
Motor Vehicle Operator: Operates a mail truck on a regularly scheduled route to pick up and transport mail in bulk.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.
Applicants must have two-years of general driving experience with at least one-year full time, or equivalent, of driving 7-ton
trucks or buses of 16 passengers or over.
Note: The required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification. The applicants' record of
experience and training must show the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Applicants for these positions must complete an Assessment Questionnaire.
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
At the time of appointment, applicants must have a valid commercial driver's license from the state in which they live with air
brakes certification for the types of vehicles used on the job; applicants must also demonstrate and maintain a safe driving
Applicants selected under this qualification standard must successfully complete the required Vehicle Familiarization and
Safe Operation training, including demonstration of the ability to safely drive a vehicle of the type used on the job.
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.