1512- Letter carriers

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Letter carriers

Job Description: 

Letter carriers sort and deliver mail, record delivery of registered mail and collect money for cash-on-delivery parcels. Letter carriers are employed by Canada Post Corporation.

Main Duties: 

Letter carriers perform some or all of the following duties:

Organize mail by address and load into mailbag
Deliver letters, small parcels and other printed matter along established routes
Deliver telegrams, special delivery and express mail
Collect payment for cash-on-delivery service
Record delivery of registered mail
Leave notices indicating that items could not be delivered and the location where they can be picked up
Return undeliverable mail to postal station.

Employment Requirements: 

Some secondary school education is required.
Two weeks to one month of training is provided by Canada Post Corporation.

Additional Inormation: 

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with additional training or experience.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors (1513)
Letter carrier supervisors (in 1214 Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations)
Mail, postal and related workers (1511)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X