Mar 16, 2019
United States Postal ServiceExternal Publication for Job Posting 10170923If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake theexamination may be limited.BranchCentral Plains DistrictJob Posting Period02/12/2018 - 02/25/2018This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are beinginvited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.Job TitleRURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTEFacility LocationAPPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:ELGIN POST OFFICE103 PINE STELGIN, NE 68636-4458PETERSBURG POST OFFICE120 MAIN STPETERSBURG, NE 68652-9998CONTACT INFORMATION: SANDRA ZABKA, POSTMASTER, (402) 843-5921, Sandra.M.Zabka@usps.govPosition InformationTitle: RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTEFLSA Designation: Non-ExemptOccupation Code: 2325-07XXNon-Scheduled Days: VariesHours: VariesRCAs 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 ofunsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessionsor territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.*A personal vehicle suitable for use may be required for this position*BENEFIT INFORMATION:This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position. RCAs are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS HealthBenefits Plan with a Postal Service premium contribution. After completing one year without a break in service of more than 5days, RCAs may also be eligible for: health insurance under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB); dentaland vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP); flexible spendingaccounts 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-weeklyFINANCE NUMBER: 302835Persons Eligible to ApplyAll U.S. Citizens, permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the UnitedStates. 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 musthave a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews andbackground checks will be conveyed by email. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allowall correspondences to be received.@usps.gov @psionline.com @geninfo.com @uspis.govEXAM 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 beconsidered for this employment opportunity.NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to thisemployment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponsesmay 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 useyour existing eCareer Profile to apply. Do not log into LiteBlue; if you logged into LiteBlue, log out and close your browserbefore going to usps.com/employment.Functional PurposeCases, delivers, and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides customers on the route with avariety of services.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.2. Receives and signs for accountable mail.3. Loads mail in vehicle.4. Delivers mail to customers along a prescribed route and on a regular schedule by a vehicle; collects monies and receiptsfor accountable mail; picks up mail from customers' roadside boxes.5. 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.6. Returns mail collected, undeliverable mail, and submits monies and receipts to post office.7. Prepares mail for forwarding amd maintains records of change of address information.8. Prepares a daily trip report and maintains a list of the customers on the route.9. Conducts special surveys when required.10. Maintains an inventory of stamps and stamped paper as needed to provide service to customers on the route.11. 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 includingdelivering and collecting mail and selling stamps, supplies and money orders. Desirable candidates may be required to havea 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 requiredto 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.SUPERVISIONManager, Customer Services; Supervisor, Customer Services; or PostmasterThe United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivatedand innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, andexperience the following requirements:Requirements1. DOCUMENT DATE: December 22, 2011FUNCTIONCases, delivers and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides customers on the route with avariety of services.DESCRIPTION OF WORKSee the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.REQUIREMENTSThere are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability requirements for this position.EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTSIndividuals must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-relatedknowledge, skills, and abilities:A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience InventoryTRAINING/EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTSIndividuals who qualify and are selected under this standard will be required to complete prescribed training satisfactory todemonstrate, through testing and/or practical demonstration, possession of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required forthe 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 REQUIREMENTSApplicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of this position, which require arduous exertion involvingprolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling heavy containers of mail weighing up to theallowable maximum mailing weight.ADDITIONAL PROVISIONSRural Carriers are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance anddemeanor 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 requirementto 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 Form214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is anequal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/orselection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. Thisrequest can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodationneeded. 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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