1214- Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations
Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Mail, Postal and Related Workers (1511), Letter Carriers (1512) and Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors (1513). They are employed by Canada Post Corporation, courier companies, governments and large corporations.
Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of postal clerks, letter carriers and couriers engaged in the collecting, sorting and delivering of mail, parcels and other material
Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
Requisition supplies and materials
Ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
May perform the same duties as workers supervised.
Completion of secondary school is required.
Several years of experience in the occupation supervised are usually required.
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X