Letter Carrier – Delivery Agent and Postal Clerk

Canada Post

Job Description

Canada Post is an exciting place to work!. And you can be part of it!

We deliver billions of items to Canadians each year – you can be a big part of making this happen. 

In this role, you may be called upon to do on-call delivery agent OR on-call postal clerk work: 

• On-call delivery agent (also known as a letter carrier).

You’ll be the face of Canada Post in your community and make sure customers and businesses get the mail and parcels they’re waiting for.

• On-call postal clerk- you will have the opportunity to work various shifts, including days, evenings, overnights and weekends. This temporary on-call position is an excellent opportunity to learn about the business of mail operations, as well as the great jobs available at Canada Post.

Job Responsibilities

As a Delivery Agent-What will you do?

• You’ll start your day in the depot, sorting and preparing the day’s deliveries

• You’ll load and drive a Canada Post postal vehicle

• You’ll then spend most of your day outside, delivering mail and packages by foot or by vehicle to customers on your route

• You’ll return to the depot to unload the day’s incoming mail and packages for later delivery

Job Responsibilities (continued)

As a Postal Clerk-What will you do?

• You’ll work inside a sorting facility, sorting mail and packages

• Work various shifts (may include evenings/nights and weekends)

• Operation of material handling equipment 

• Receiving and accepting mail items

• Sort, scan and sequence and batch mail items

• Transfers and dispatching of parcels and packets

• Perform other postal clerk duties as required 

• Completes reports and documentation


What must you have?

• A valid Class 5 or Class G driver’s licence with a safe driving record for at least 3 years (driver’s abstract required)

• The physical ability to lift mail items weighing up to 22.7 kg (50 lb) and carry items weighing up to 15.9 kg (35 lb) regularly throughout the day

• The ability to work in all types of weather

• The availability to be on-call, possibly evenings and weekends 

• The ability to read, write and speak English and/or French

These help, too!

• Experience in customer service

• Experience making deliveries or working as a driver

• Experience working in a production environment is an asset

In return, we offer:

• Competitive pay

• Extensive classroom and on-the-job training about your duties and safety on the job

• Opportunities for permanent employment

Other Information

Today’s Canada Post – Canada Post is an e-commerce powerhouse, delivering billions of items every year.

We help small businesses grow. We enrich lives in remote communities.

We connect Canadians with each other and to the rest of the world. And we do all this by providing residential and business customers with the best possible delivery experience in the country.

We like to promote from within and can offer you a career rather than a job.

While, like all of our delivery agents, you’ll start out on a temporary, on-call basis, you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us and obtain a permanent position … even try out new jobs in different areas of the company.

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position and has additional requirements under Canada Post’s Substance Use Policy.