Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) Jobs at USPS Aledo, TX May 2019

USPS Jobs – Apply for the ongoing Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) Jobs at United States Postal Service (USPS) Aledo, TX May 2019. See job descriptions, requirements and how to apply.

External Publication for Job Posting 10305352

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the examination may be limited.

Branch: Fort Worth District

Job Posting Period: 05/01/2019 – 05/10/2019

This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title: Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC)

Facility Location: ALEDO

412 OLD ANNETTA RD ALEDO, TX 76008-9998



Position Information

Title: ASSISTANT RURAL CARRIER (ARC) FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt

Occupation Code: 2325-0002

Scheduled Days: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays observed by the USPS on an as needed basis. During the onboarding period, ARCs must be available for required training on weekdays.

Hours: Varies


DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants should have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record and at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.

SALARY RANGE: $17.78 per hour paid bi-weekly


BENEFIT INFORMATION: May receive Wounded Warrior leave provided eligibility criteria are met. No other benefits are available for this position.


Persons Eligible to Apply for Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) Jobs at USPS

All U.S. Citizens, permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the United States are eligible to apply for this position. Screening activities, including an interview are required for this position. Applicants entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position.

To be considered for this employment opportunity, applicants must apply online at A valid email address is required to apply to this position as communication regarding employment opportunities, interviews and background checks will be Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allow all correspondences to be received.             


NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regard to this employment opportunity. Please respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity.


Background Check

The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation, the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding

5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only, but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S. government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.


Functional Purpose

Using dynamic route descriptions, delivers packages on Sundays and observed holidays. May case, deliver, and collect mail and packages on Saturday along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle.


  1. Loads packages in delivery sequence in vehicle.
  2. Delivers packages to customers along a prescribed route.
  3. Sorts mail in delivery sequence for the assigned route.
  4. Receives and signs for accountable mail.
  5. Loads mail and packages in vehicle.
  6. Delivers mail and packages to customers along a prescribed route or as an auxiliary assistant by a vehicle; collects monies and receipts for accountable mail; picks up mail from customers’ roadside boxes.
  7. Furnishes routine information concerning postal matters to customer.
  8. Returns mail collected, undeliverable mail, and submits monies and receipts to post office.
  9. Prepares appropriate time records.
  10. Provides for mail security at all times.
  11. May be required to provide a vehicle for delivery if an employer provided vehicle is not assigned.

ARCs are non-career employees who provide customers along a rural route services which includes delivering and collecting mail. Desirable candidates may be required to have a vehicle suitable for use and live within easy commuting distance of the facility location. If required to provide own vehicle, ARCs will receive an Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA).

Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Carriers may be required to load and unload trays and containers of mail and parcels weighing as much as 70 pounds.


Manager, Customer Services; Supervisor, Customer Services; or Postmaster BARGAINING UNIT RURAL CARRIER

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service’s requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.



Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting’s closing date. Applicants claiming veterans’ preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form

214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans’ preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an

equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation

needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

How to Apply

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