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$1,277 per week
Stable

Overview

Couriers and Postal Deliverers deliver small items such as documents, messages, mail and parcels.

Day-to-day

  • sorting and sequencing items for delivery
  • delivering mail, parcels, documents and other items to customers' premises and mailboxes
  • receiving orders for deliveries from customers
  • collecting signatures and charges for cash-on-delivery orders
  • issuing and collecting receipts for pick-up and delivery items
  • keeping records of items received and delivered
  • maintaining walk books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs and other delivery records
  • loading and unloading mail conveyances and internal mail handling equipment
  • assisting with receipting inward mail, checking wrongly addressed, missorted, undelivered and redirected mail, and processing freepost and underpaid mail.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Courier and Postal Deliverer

  • You can work as a Courier or Postal Deliverer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II or III in driving operations might be helpful.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Workplace Health and Safety

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Mail Sorting

  • Sorting

  • Customer Service

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