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Career and Education Opportunities for Mail Carrier and Clerks

In general, mail carrier and clerks sort mail for delivery. They also deliver mail on established route by vehicle or on foot.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Mail Carrier and Clerk

Mail Carrier and Clerk video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Mail carrier and clerks hold mail for customers who are away from delivery locations. They also return to the post office with mail collected from homes and public mailboxes. Equally important, mail carrier and clerks have to sign for cash-on-delivery and registered mail before leaving the post office. They are often called upon to sort mail for delivery, arranging it in delivery sequence. They are expected to deliver mail to residences and business establishments along specified routes by walking and/or driving, using a combination of satchels and small trucks. Finally, mail carrier and clerks sort mail for delivery, arranging it in delivery sequence.

Every day, mail carrier and clerks are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to articulate ideas and problems. It is also important that they maintain precise control of objects and devices through a range of movements.