1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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8114-13 Postal Delivery Officer

Sorts and delivers mail.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • sorts mail for delivery rounds
  • delivers mail on foot, by bicycle or motorised transport over allocated delivery rounds
  • maintains walk books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs and other postal delivery records
  • loads and unloads mail conveyances and internal mail handling equipment
  • assists with the receipt of inward mail, the checking of wrongly addressed, missorted, undelivered and redirected mail, the processing of freepost and underpaid mail
  • delivers lettergrams, express courier items and parcels
  • assists in preparing statistical returns, mail advices, statements and other clerical tasks
  • may assist in the processing of outward mail

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