Letter Carrier – Delivery Agent

Canada Post based in Hamilton, ON is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Letter Carrier – Delivery Agent who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Canada Post has evolved from a letter-centric company to the country’s leading parcel company. We care deeply about our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. We are motivated by market innovation, exceptional customer service, and acting with integrity and respect. We offer cutting-edge physical and electronic delivery solutions that benefit our customers, employees, and Canadians as a whole.

We strive for excellence in performance and hold ourselves accountable for our decisions and actions. We are committed to the health of our employees and the environment, as well as the well-being and privacy of the communities we serve, as we transform. Canada Post will be a representative of Canada’s diversity, offering a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. Temporary positions are referred to as vacancies.

Employer Name: Canada Post
Position: Letter Carrier – Delivery Agent
No. of vacancies: 40
Salary: $22.24 per hour
Employment type: Temporary
Location: Hamilton, ON

Job Description

  • Canada Post is an exciting place to work! And you can be a part of it. Every year, we deliver billions of items to Canadians – and you can help make that happen. As a temporary, on-call delivery agent (also known as a letter carrier), you’ll be the face of Canada Post in your community, ensuring that customers and businesses receive their mail and parcels on time
  • The role of delivery agent might be a perfect fit for you if you appreciate meeting people and making their day, being outside and active all year, working for a great national company, and being pleased to serve your fellow Canadians.

Job Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be required to begin your day in the depot, sorting and preparing deliveries for the day.
  • The candidate must load and drive a Canada Post postal vehicle.
  • The candidate will be required to spend the majority of your day outside, delivering mail and packages to customers on your route by foot or vehicle.
  • The candidate will be expected to put packages and letters in the mailbox and secure them with the mailbox flap.
  • The candidate will be responsible for delivering mail, parcels, documents, and other items to customers’ homes and mailboxes.
  • The candidate must return to the depot to unload the day’s incoming mail and packages for later delivery.
  • The candidate will be responsible for loading and unloading mail conveyances as well as internal mail handling equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist in the sorting and preparation of mail for delivery.
  • The candidate must collect money for postage due and COD (cash-on-delivery) fees
  • The candidate will be required to obtain customer signatures for all registered, insured, or certified mail.
  • The candidate will be expected to ensure that people sign off on package receipt.
  • The candidate will be required to lift, carry, and deliver heavy bags of mail as well as packages of various sizes, as well as leave notices for packages that are undeliverable.
  • The candidate will be required to leave notices on customers’ doors informing them that their packages were unable to be delivered and will be held.
  • When necessary, the candidate will be required to communicate with the dispatcher and modify the route in accordance with the instructions.
  • The candidate will be required to leave notices on customers’ doors informing them that their packages were unable to be delivered and will be held.
  • The candidate must keep log books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs, and other delivery records.
  • When mail cannot be delivered due to holidays or inclement weather, the candidate will be required to notify individuals.
  • The candidate will be responsible for assisting with inbound mail receipt, checking incorrectly addressed, mis-sorted, undelivered, and redirected mail, and processing freepost and underpaid mail.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting incoming mail for signs of damage or tampering by criminals attempting to exploit vulnerabilities in the postal system.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French languages.
  • The selected candidate will be required to work on an on-call basis.
  • The candidate must hold a valid Class 5 or Class G driver’s licence and have a clean driving record for at least three years (driver’s abstract required).
  • The candidate must be able to lift mail items weighing up to 22.7 kg (50 lb) and carry items weighing up to 15.9 kg (35 lb) on a daily basis.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in all types of weather in an outdoor environment.
  • Experience in customer service is a plus for the candidate.
  • The candidate must have prior experience making deliveries or working as a driver.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good listener
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should be Customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate
  • The candidate must be able to take the initiative and solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate should be honest and have a high regard for confidentiality and privacy.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
  • The candidate must follow all health and safety regulations.
  • The candidate must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • The candidate should be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining and protecting all mail items and Canada Post property.

Benefits

  • The selected candidate would get benefits such as competitive pay, extensive classroom and on-the-job training about your duties and workplace safety, and opportunities for long-term employment.

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