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Rural and Suburban Mail Carrier, Permanent Relief

Job ID: J0817-0710
Category: Collection & Delivery
Location: Red Deer
City / Province: Red Deer, Alberta
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time
Open Positions: 1
Job Closing Date:
Language Requirement: English essential

Canada Post

Imagine making the open road your office. As a Permanent Relief Rural and Suburban Mail Carrier with Canada Post, you can. We’re recruiting for dependable, organized individuals to deliver mail to various communities.

As a permanent relief employee with Canada Post, you’ll be working with an organization focused on growth and innovation, and recognized as one of Canada’s top employers and best corporate citizens. Permanent Relief RSMCs are eligible for a total rewards package – including a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and pension plan. Working out of your assigned office you will have a set amount of hours guaranteed (12 hours per week), plus you may have the opportunity to work additional hours by taking on additional work when available.

Note: Applicants must provide a vehicle that meets the mandatory vehicle requirements and applicants residing within 75 km from the Post Office in which this job is located are preferred.

In order to be considered you will need to:
• Pass a pre-employment test and an interview.

Please be aware that if selected you will be required to provide the following documents:

• Your resume
• A current driver’s abstract that is dated within the last 30 days
• A character reference letter from someone who has known you for the past 2 years

The successful candidate will

• Project a positive and courteous manner when dealing with customers face-to-face
• Be adept at sorting, collecting and delivering mail items, in a safe and timely manner
• Acquire and maintain knowledge of local infrastructure including roads, customers and delivery receptacles
• Ensure mail is safely secured in their possession
• Process various CPC products and services (Change of Address Notification, Damaged Mail, Items Delivered Bill (IDB) and others)
• Wear Canada Post identification while on delivery and ensure its visibility while delivering and collecting mail from customers
• Lift and carry items up to 50 lb/22.7 kg
• Have experience in making deliveries and operating a motor vehicle in all kinds of weather and traffic conditions

As part of the selection process selected candidates will be required to complete a security screening process

Notice to Applicants: In order for Canada Post Human Resources to invite applicants for interviews, please ensure Email Communication Consent preferences are set to allow emails. Consent may be found in the career profile. Applicants should check email junk/spam folders regularly as Canada Post communicates with applicants via email.

Our Leadership Behaviours and Corporate Values

Decision Making - A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability - An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation - A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution - A focused and self motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People - A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

Other information about this job:

• Minimum cargo space of 100 cu. ft. (2832 liters).
• A metal roof-top and accessory power outlet to accommodate a Canada Post sign and flashing light
• Fifth door / hatchback to allow for oversized and bulky items to be loaded (preferred).
• Provide and maintain the required automobile liability insurance for the use of your vehicle
• Notify your insurance company as to the use of your vehicle while employed at Canada Post
• Have a satisfactory safe driving record
• Possess a valid permanent provincial driver’s license

For more information on vehicle requirements, click here

Canada Post offers

• Competitive pay
• A strong community of employees: Our employees drive innovation and ensure that our business continues to evolve to meet our customers' changing needs
• The satisfaction of a job well done: You'll be part of a winning team that touches the lives of millions

Careers that deliver

If you're ready to make a difference and discover your full potential, Canada Post delivers a variety of exciting and challenging career opportunities across the country. As one of Canada’s largest employers we’re committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team to meet the evolving needs of Canadians and secure our future.

Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

Important Messages

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.