United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10252499
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.
Northern Virginia District
Job Posting Period
11/12/2018 - 11/17/2018
8409 LEE HWY
MERRIFIELD, VA 22081-9700
APPLICANTS MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED TO WORK AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION: 2750 GLENN DRIVE STERLING,
Contact information: EMERALD.RIVERA@USPS.GOV
Grade: E6 – 07
FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt
Occupation Code: 5201-1001
Non-Scheduled Days: Varies
Casuals hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 359 days. Subsequent appointments after a 6 day break in
service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of Casuals is discretionary and
subject to business needs.
Casuals must be available to work on an as needed basis.
SALARY RANGE: $12.00 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 516541
BENEFIT INFORMATION: No work hour guarantees are available for this position. Casuals are not immediately eligible to
enroll in health insurance. To be eligible for the USPS Health Benefits Plan, casuals must meet the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act (PPACA) definition of a full-time employee by averaging 30 paid hours per week over a measurement
period. Employees hired on or after November 5, 2016 may receive Wounded Warrior leave provided eligibility criteria are
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 @geninfo.com @uspis.gov
NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: 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.
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.
Performs mail handling, mail processing, or a combination of such duties on a supplemental basis during a Casual Exception
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Separates all class of mail.
2. Culls, faces, and cancels mail.
3. Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail. Empties mail from mail containers (bags, hampers, etc.) and loads mail into mail
containers. Performs other duties incidental to the moving and processing of mail and related mail handling equipment.
4. In addition, may perform other miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
5. Exercises normal protective care for equipment and materials used.
6. Exercises a normal regard for the safety of self and others.
7. Operates equipment assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Craft.
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
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.