rural carrier


rural carrier
rural carrier - In rural communities lacking convenient postal facilities, a USPS employee assigned to deliver and collect all mail classes, thus providing most services available at a small post office.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • rural carrier associate — (RCA) A noncareer USPS employee who either serves as a leave replacement in the absence of a regular rural carrier or provides service on auxiliary routes. This employee is selected from a register of eligibles, and after 1 year of service, has… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Rural Letter Carrier — Rural Letter Carriers deliver mail in what was traditionally considered rural areas of the United States. The rural carrier work force is comprised of the following categories of employees:Regular Carriers (Designation Code 71) For administrative …   Wikipedia

  • Rural Time and Attendance System — (RTAPS) A payroll software application that provides on line entry of certificate data for rural carriers from Forms 1314, Regular Rural Carrier Time Certificate, and 1314 A, Auxiliary Rural Carrier Time Certificate …   Glossary of postal terms

  • carrier associate — (See rural carrier associate) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • rural route — (RR) A delivery route served by a rural carrier …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Carrier Alert — A community service program in which a letter carrier attempts to detect possible illness or accident suffered by the customer (for example, elderly persons or persons with disabilities). When alerted by an accumulation of mail, the carrier… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • carrier route — (CR) The addresses to which a carrier delivers mail. In common usage, carrier route includes city routes, rural routes, highway contract routes, post office box sections, and general delivery units …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Carrier Route Information System — (CRIS) The official city delivery scheme that lists all city and noncity delivery post offices, which is available to mailers in a standardized format. It contains schemes for city routes, rural routes, highway contract routes, post office box… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Carrier Route File — The official listing of all city and noncity delivery post offices, available to mailers in a standardized format. It contains schemes for city routes, rural routes, highway contract routes, post office box sections, and general delivery units.… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Carrier — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Carrier >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 carrier carrier porter bearer tranter| conveyer Sgm: N 1 cargador cargador Sgm: N 1 express express expressman Sgm: N 1 stevedore stevedore …   English dictionary for students


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