Job Requisition Id:
Employee Class and Level:
RVSGA20 - Level 2
39 Hours per week
Number of Vacancies:
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy):
Take on the responsibility of a community leader with Canada Post. The Postmaster, reporting to the Superintendent/Local Area Manager, is responsible for promoting and selling postal products and services to the public and businesses in the community. As Postmaster, you will be the face of the Post Office in your community service area, supervising staff and ensuring that Canada Post demonstrates an energetic customer focus and commitment to the community in an environment of multiple priorities.
- Liaise with the local community with respect to Canada Post service and products
- Sell and promote postal products and services to the public and businesses
- Be able to provide suitable premises in a central location within the community within 30 days should you be the successful candidate.
- Administer the post office to meet retail hours of operation and delivery expectations
- Manage postal revenue, assets and values
- Maintain records and prepare reports
- Assist with effective management of mail delivery routes
Job Responsibilities (continued)
May sort mail to postal boxes
May supervise staff
Keep post office neat and presentable, and maintain cleanliness in accordance with Canada Post’s standards
Operate the post office with due diligence and efficiency
High School Diploma, or provincial equivalency and/or experience in business administration
Owned or leased premises (suitable, central and barrier-free) available one month prior to the date of hire
Experience interacting with the public in a retail and/or service environment, including sales and cash transactions
Knowledge of regulations, methods and procedures for processing mail and providing postal services
Physically fit to lift mail containers of up to 50 lb, push or pull boxes, and sorting mail and standing for extended periods of time
Premises must be fully accessible to persons with disabilities, and be available for review and approval at least one month before hire.
Postmasters are responsible for rent or lease charges, heating, lighting, cleaning, routine general maintenance, snow removal, municipal taxes, and the necessary property and liability insurance coverage.
Appointments are subject to the conditions of the Canada Post Act
The hours of service to the public will be determined by the Canada Post and are subject to change under varying circumstances.
Priority consideration will be given to transfer requests from employees who are members of CPAA, with preference to members in the posted Area of Competition. COMPETITION: Employees who are members of CPAA in the posted Area of Competition. Term employees with continuous employment in CPAA may apply in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
The ideal candidate should reside in the community. Applicants within a 50 km radius of the Post Office may be considered as needed.
As part of the selection process selected candidates will be required to complete a security screening process.
Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.
Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.
If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.