Overview

CARRIER (CITY) Job at United States Postal Service – 3.4 in San Carlos, CA

Job Description

United States Postal Service

External Publication for Job Posting 10523973


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

San Francisco District

Job Posting Period

01/17/2021 – 01/23/2021

This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being

invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title

CARRIER (CITY)

Facility Location

POSITION(S) WILL BE AT THE FOLLOWING FACILITIES:
050600

BELMONT PO

640 MASONIC WAY

BELMONT, CA 94002

056756

SAN CARLOS PO

809 LAUREL ST

SAN CARLOS, CA 94070

054866

MENLO PARK PO

3875 BOHANNON DR

MENLO PARK, CA 94025

055802

PALO ALTO PO

2085 E BAYSHORE RD

EAST PALO ALTO, CA 94303

056378

REDWOOD CITY PO

1100 BROADWAY ST

REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063

056894

SAN MATEO PO

1630 S DELAWARE ST

SAN MATEO, CA 94402

CONTACT INFORMATION: SF HR Local Services | [email protected]

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: $20.00 – $32.52 per hour paid bi-weekly

FINANCE NUMBER: 56756

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 extra pay when working on a federal holiday (10 per calendar year) as well

as accrued vacation and sick leave.

Persons Eligible to Apply

All U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or other territory owing permanent allegiance

to the 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.

Background Check

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.

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.

About Company

Company: United States Postal Service – 3.4

Company Location:  San Carlos, CA

About United States Postal Service - 3.4