Postal delivery officer delivering letters to mailbox of recipient

Postal Delivery Officer

Postal Delivery Officers deliver mail on foot, by bicycle or by motorised transport over allocated delivery rounds.

Overview

Postal Delivery Officers deliver mail on foot, by bicycle or by motorised transport over allocated delivery rounds.

Day-to-day

  • sorts and sequences items for delivery
  • delivers mail, parcels, documents and other items to customers' premises and mailboxes
  • loads and unloads mail conveyances and internal mail handling equipment
  • maintains log books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs and other delivery records
  • assists with receipting inward mail, checking wrongly addressed, mis-sorted, undelivered and redirected mail, and processing freepost and underpaid mail and some freight.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Postal Delivery Officer

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

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