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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MESSENGERS deliver goods, documents, messages, mail and other items.

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

Tasks Include:

  • sorting items for delivery
  • delivering mail, parcels, documents and other items to customers or mail boxes
  • collecting signatures and charges from customers
  • receiving orders for deliveries from customers
  • issuing and collecting receipts for pick-up and delivery items
  • maintaining walk books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs and other postal delivery records
  • assisting with the receipt of inward mail, the checking of wrongly addressed, missorted, undelivered and redirected mail, the processing of freepost and underpaid mail


This section contains the following subsection :
              8114-11 Courier
              8114-13 Postal Delivery Officer

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