CARRIER (CITY)

United States Postal Service - San Jose, CA3.6

Full-time
United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10268579

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

Bay-Valley District

Job Posting Period

01/10/2019 - 01/20/2019

Job Title

CARRIER (CITY)

Facility Location

WILLOW GLEN

1750 MERIDIAN AVE

SAN JOSE, CA 95125-9998

CONTACT INFORMATION: FRANCISCO GONZALEZ, FRANCISCO.M.GONZALEZ@USPS.GOV

Position Information

Title: CARRIER (CITY)

FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt

Occupation Code: 2310-2009

Non-Scheduled Days: Varies

Hours: Varies

DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions

or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.

SALARY RANGE: $39,615 - $64,413 annual salary paid bi-weekly

FINANCE NUMBER: 56854

BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by

the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings

Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits

(FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care

Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care

(day care) expenses are also available. We offer ten paid federal holidays as well as accrued vacation and sick leave.

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. Applicants must be available for screening activities, including an interview. 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/employment to be considered for this employment opportunity. You must

have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and

background checks will be conveyed by email. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allow

all correspondences to be received.

@usps.gov @psionline.com @geninfo.com @uspis.gov

EXAM REQUIRED: If you are invited to take this 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.

NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regard 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.

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. May be required to carry mail

weighing up to 35 pounds in shoulder satchels or other equipment and to load or unload container of mail weighing up to 70

pounds.

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 by himself or a substitute 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 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 substitute carrier, 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.

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.