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561212 - Postal Delivery Officer

Description

Delivers mail on foot, by bicycle or by motorised transport over allocated delivery rounds.

Skill Level

5

Alternative Titles

    • Postie

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 5612 Couriers and Postal Deliverers

Description

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

Tasks

    • 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

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 561211 Courier
    • 561212 Postal Delivery Officer

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