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Delivery Agent (Letter Carrier)
Discover your career as a Delivery Agent
Use your enthusiastic personality and commitment to service to be a front-line ambassador for Canada Post, delivering on the needs of our customers in the communities we serve. If you enjoy being outside, physical activity and can see yourself as an important part of fulfilling our service to customers, this role may be a great fit for you!
In order to obtain a permanent Delivery Agent role with Canada Post, you must begin your career as an on-call Delivery Agent. Canada Post has an established track record of promoting from within, and for providing employees the opportunity to develop and grow.
Interested in learning more about the role of On-call Delivery Agent? Read the following job preview!
A day in the life of an On-call Delivery Agent
On-call Delivery Agents begin their day in the depot where they sort and prepare the day’s deliveries. Once complete, the on-call Delivery Agent spends a large portion of their day on the streets delivering their routes’ mail and packages by foot or by vehicle to both residential and business customers. Upon completion of the day’s deliveries, the on-call Delivery Agents return to their depot where they drop off the day’s incoming mail for sortation purposes for upcoming delivery.
The on-call Delivery Agent role is of a physical nature and requires employees to lift, pull, bend, climb, reach and walk for extended periods of time throughout the day. The on-call Delivery Agent role is a position which requires employees to lift up to of 50 pounds and carry 35 pounds in their satchel regularly throughout the day through winter storms, summer heat waves, and rain storms, while maintaining the expected high standard of service to our valued customers.
It offers an evolving schedule
On-call Delivery Agents are relied upon to fill in for permanent Delivery Agents when they are unavailable to attend their regular route. They may be called to fill in for an absence on the same day or scheduled to cover a longer anticipated absence. Hours are not guaranteed although employees can expect to be called more frequently from November to March during Canada Post’s busiest time of year. A reasonable level of availability must be maintained.
It’s fully supported
New on-call Delivery Agents participate in both classroom and on the job training. The training is designed to prepare new employees for the regular duties expected in the role and provides the opportunity to learn in a group setting with peers.
Becoming a Delivery Agent may be just what you're looking for!
- The satisfaction of a job well done - You'll be part of a winning team that touches the lives of millions
- A strong community of employees - Our employees drive innovation and ensure that our business continues to evolve to meet our customer's changing needs
- An attractive compensation package