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RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

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The United States Postal Service (USPS)

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Lenox, IA

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United States Postal Service External Publication for Job Posting 10161459 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:

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

Hawkeye District

Job Posting Period

01/08/2018 - 01/18/2018

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

RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

Facility Location

LENOX

110 W TEMPLE ST

LENOX, IA 50851-1248

CONTACT INFORMATION: Lisa Johns, Postmaster, 641-333-4193

Position Information

Title: RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE

FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt

Occupation Code: 2325-07XX

Non-Scheduled Days: Varies

Hours: Varies

RCAs must be available to work on an as needed basis.

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.

BENEFIT INFORMATION:

This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position. RCAs are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS Health

Benefits Plan with a Postal Service premium contribution. After completing one year without a break in service of more than 5

days, RCAs may also be eligible for: health insurance under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB); dental

and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP); flexible spending

accounts program through FSAFEDS and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

(FLTCIP). May receive Wounded Warrior leave provided eligibility criteria are met.

SALARY RANGE: $17.78 per hour paid bi-weekly

FINANCE NUMBER: 185067

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 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.

Functional Purpose

Cases, delivers, and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides customers on the route with a

variety of services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.

Receives and signs for accountable mail.

Loads mail in vehicle.

Delivers mail to customers along a prescribed route and on a regular schedule by a vehicle; collects monies and receipts

for accountable mail; picks up mail from customers' roadside boxes.

Sells stamps, stamped paper and money orders; accepts C.O.D., registered, certified, and insured mail and parcel post;

furnishes routine information concerning postal matters and provides requested forms to customer.

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

Prepares mail for forwarding amd maintains records of change of address information.

Prepares a daily trip report and maintains a list of the customers on the route.

Conducts special surveys when required.

Maintains an inventory of stamps and stamped paper as needed to provide service to customers on the route.

Provides for mail security at all times.

Rural Carrier Associates are non-career employees who provide customers along a rural route a variety of services including

delivering and collecting mail and selling stamps, supplies and money orders. Desirable candidates may be required to have

a vehicle suitable for use and live within easy commuting distance of the facility location.

The job is physically demanding. 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. Work is available usually onSaturdays, then on an as needed basis to cover the absence of the carrier.

SUPERVISION

Manager, Customer Services; Supervisor, Customer Services; or Postmaster

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

DOCUMENT DATE: December 22, 2011

FUNCTION

Cases, delivers and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides 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

Individuals must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related

knowledge, skills, and abilities:

A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory

TRAINING/EXAMINATION 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 efficiently perform the duties of this position, which require arduous exertion involving

prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling heavy containers of mail weighing up to the

allowable maximum mailing weight.

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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