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CARRIER (CITY) (CC-01) OCCUPATION CODE: 2310-2009 DOCUMENT DATE: August 15, 2005 FUNCTION Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying conditions in a prescribed area. Maintains professional and effective public relations with customers and others, requiring a general familiarity with postal laws, regulations, and current procedures, and with the geography of the delivery area. DESCRIPTION OF WORK See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes given above. REQUIREMENTS EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of the position, which require arduous exertion involved prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling heavy containers of mail weighing up to the allowable maximum mailing weight. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS City Carriers must work their assigned tour and days of work. City Carriers must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations. City Carriers are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor in such interactions, including wearing an approved uniform. Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.

  Occ Code: 2310-2009