Volume Counter, Mail Operations
Canada Post
Dartmouth, NS, CA
2d ago

Job Requisition Id : 19153

Business Function : Operations Support

Other Location(s) : Province : Nova Scotia

Province : Nova Scotia

Employment Type : Part-Time

Employment Status : Term

Language Requirement : English Essential

Employee Class and Level : UPCEA01

Working Hours : 33 hours total over 2 week period

Salary : 17.48

Job Closing Date (dd / mm / yyyy) : 23 / 09 / 2019

Job Description

Do you take pride in helping your community? Are you organized and attentive to detail? If so, there may be a great opportunity for you with Canada Post.

We require the temporary services of a Volume Counter, who will work under the direction of the Route Measurement Officer, to gather information about Letter Carrier routes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing offices for a volume count
  • Count letter mail and oversized mail in letter carrier cases on a block basis and record the total
  • Complete Letter Carrier Route sampling forms, obtaining the information from letter carriers
  • Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Weigh mail for letter carrier delivery
  • Assist with analysis, using a calculator
  • Qualifications

  • Grade 10 or Secondary 4
  • Ability to read, write and communicate clearly and effectively
  • Strong listening skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to lift up to 23 kilograms (50 lbs)
  • Available to work for a minimum of 3 hours between the hours of 8 : 00 am to noon
  • Attention to detail, punctuality, professional demeanour
  • Ability to cooperate with others and follow direction well
  • Other Information

    Applicants residing within a 50km radius are preferred.

    Assignment runs for 10 days plus one training day.

    Training date - Friday October 18 2019 from 9am - 12pm (noon)

    Work Assignment Monday October 21 to Friday November 1 2019

    Daily hours are from 8 : 00am to 11 : 00am (3 hours per day, Monday to Friday - Extension daily if required)

    Safety Sensitive Positions

    This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.

    Employment Equity

    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.

    Important Message

    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.

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    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.

    Our Values

    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

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