CITY CARRIER ASSISTANT: San Francisco-Sunnyvale (including North Bay)

United States Postal Service
San Francisco, CA
Sep 22, 2017
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Job Description


United States Postal Service

Positions available in SAN FRANCISCO throughout the peninsula up to SUNNYVALE, as well as in offices in MARIN, SONOMA, MENDOCINO, HUMBOLDT, and LAKE counties.


Delivers and collects mail on foot or by vehicle under varying road and weather conditions in a prescribed area; maintains professional and effective public relations with customers and others, requiring a general familiarity with postal laws, regulations, products and procedures commonly used, and geography of the area.


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 with or without reasonable accommodation. CCA duties 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.

DRIVER LICENSE: Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, two year uninterrupted driving history, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.

EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent

DRUG FREE: Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free.

CITIZEN OR LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT: Applicants must be a US citizen or have permanent resident alien status.


All applicants must apply online at You must have a valid email address to apply for this position. Communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.
  • Go to:
  • Click on SEARCH NOW button
  • Type SAN FRANCISCO in the Keywords box to narrow the search to the San Francisco area
  • or select CALIFORNIA in the Location box to see all jobs in the state
  • Click on the START button.
  • Create a profile and submit your application

  • Hours and days may vary from week to week. CCAs may be scheduled to work up to 7 days per week during daytime hours.
  • CCAs hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days. Subsequent appointments after a 5 day break in service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the use of CCAs is discretionary and subject to business needs.


The Postal Service is vital to the nation and its economy. Our vision, purpose, and direction are evident in performance and maintenance of affordable mail service to every American. We are the second largest employer in the United States today, delivering more than 200 billion pieces of mail per year-connecting virtually every U.S. home and business. Because we are so integral to our nation and its economy, we seek the best leadership available to continue our excellence in operational performance. The Postal Service has a tradition of high performance in on-time delivery and customer satisfaction, cutting-edge automated equipment, and information technology. And we're always looking for creative ways to perform our mission in the face of a changing marketplace.


Persons Eligible to Apply: Veterans who are entitled to veterans preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position. Citizenship, Driver's License, Background and Drug Tests required.


SALARY RANGE: $16.06 per hour paid bi-weekly

BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a non-career position, which may lead to a career position depending on organizational needs. Limited benefits include paid time off at the rate of 1 hour for every 20 paid hours, and contractual pay raises. Upon hire, you are immediately eligible to enroll in the USPS Non-Career Employee Health Benefits Plan with a Postal Service premium contribution. After one year of service, CCAs may also be eligible for health insurance under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, dental and vision insurance through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, and long term care insurance through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.

San Francisco, CA


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:29:23 PDT