Post Office Peon, Letter Box Peon, Post Man

Minimum 12th standard pass

Freshers may apply

The tasks a Letter Box, Peon is expected to perform include:

Collecting letters from letter boxes installed within allocated areas at scheduled hours and delivering them to the post office

Following a planned route to clear letter boxes at fixed hours

Removing plates indicating the hour of clearance and replacing it with new plates indicating the next clearance hour

Locking letter boxes and ensuring proper fixation of hour plate and locks

Clearing all letter boxes and delivering bags containing mail to the post office

Sorting incoming and outgoing mails at the post office

Stamping letters and covers, seal bags and load or unload them from mail vans

Knowledge of letter collection and delivery

Knowledge of schedule and routes for letter collection

Knowledge of the process andprocedure for letter collection and delivery

Knowledge of sorting incoming and outgoing mail at the post office Knowledge of stamping letters and covers, seal bags and loading or unloading them in mail van

Good communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Attention to detail



Time management skills

It is not a desk job

The role does not involve team handling

Travelling is required on the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Work is for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours every day

The job involves working in shifts

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), One Arm (OA), who are Blind (B), who have low vision (LV) and who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Salary ranges INR 5,200 to INR 20,200 per month INR 1,800 is grade pay

Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)


Increase in Human Resource requirement in Telecommunications

The sector currently employs over 2.08 million employees and is slated to employ more than 4.16 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of ~2.1 million jobs in the nine-year period. The period 2013?17 will see a marginally higher growth in employment vis-a-vis 2017?22 due to expected changes in infrastructure integration and shared services along with increasing share of organised retail leading to higher productivity levels of workforce.

Indian Telecom Industry Trend

Indian Telecom has emerged as one of the greatest economic success stories becoming the 2nd largest and fastest growing market, registering a consistent overall growth rate of more than 35% over the past decade (subscribers).

Further, the annual mobile handset sales are expected to cross 200 million units mark this year and India is fast becoming a manufacturing hub for Telecom infrastructure equipment.

With m-governance, m-commerce, m-education, m-health, online shopping, m-gaming, m2m communications & many such new innovations, Telecom is set to increasingly permeate the lives of common Indians in coming years. This dynamic sector, employs close to 2.8 million people directly and almost another 7 million indirectly, making it one of the largest employment generating sectors in the country.

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