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Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
District Of Columbia

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Plan, direct, or coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a U.S. post office or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office.

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Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: Less than 5 years

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Organize and supervise activities such as the processing of incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Direct and coordinate operational, management, and supportive services of one or a number of postal facilities.
  • Collect rents for post office boxes.
  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Hire and train employees, and evaluate their performance.
  • Prepare employee work schedules.
  • Issue and cash money orders.
  • Inform the public of available services, and of postal laws and regulations.
  • Negotiate labor disputes.
  • Prepare and submit detailed and summary reports of post office activities to designated supervisors.

tools & technology

  • Delivery trucks
  • Franking or postage machines
  • Postal scales
  • Signal Flare
  • Tape measures

  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Facilities management software
  • Human resources software
  • Procurement software
  • Time accounting software

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