Friday, January 8, 2016

Miami PO Seeks CCA Applicants

Do you have family members, friends and/or business associates who may be interested in postal employment?

The Miami Post Office will be seeking applicants for City Carrier Assistant (CCA) positions. Online applications will be accepted beginning January 11 for a five-day period.

The starting salary for a City Carrier Assistant is $16.06 per hour. Work hours will vary, and employees may work up to six days a week, including Sundays and holidays.  

City Carrier Assistants are responsible for the prompt and efficient delivery and collection of mail. They travel planned routes to deliver and collect mail and typically cover their routes on foot or by vehicle. They must work outdoors in all kinds of weather; have a current valid state driver’s license  and a safe driving record. Also must have two years of unsupervised experience within the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide. Applicants must be physically prepared to do a job that requires standing, walking, reaching, and sometimes handling heavy packages. They must have good vision (corrective lenses permitted).

City Carrier Assistants act as representatives of the Postal Service. They must have good character and maintain pleasant and effective public relations with customers and others. As their appearance influences the general public’s confidence in, and attitude toward, the Postal Service, City Carrier Assistants are expected to maintain neat and proper personal attire and grooming appropriate to conducting public business.

Individuals must apply at  Applicants must have a valid e-mail address as the Postal Service will communicate employment opportunities, examinations, interviews, and background checks by e-mail. Applicants may receive multiple email notifications in reference to screening request, and non-responses may result in disqualification for this opportunity. 

Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473. The number of applicants invited to take the exam is limited. Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and also must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.  Applicants must have a basic knowledge of the English language.
Veterans who are entitled to veteran’s preference and/or are covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position. Applicants who claim veteran’s preference must provide a copy of Member 4 page four of DD Form 214, “Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.”

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