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  Pay Increases: (details about the pay increases, regs vs rcas vs ptf)   Delete Mail Count r...

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86PPM.org

RRECS by the Numbers

What is 86ppm?Under RRECS, The standard to verify a letter's address is 0.0116 minutes per pieces...

Updated 5 months ago by C$$

What's in the 603?

PO603

Well... supposedly everything is in there.  Or at least everything a rural carriers needs to know...

Updated 5 months ago by C$$

Total GreenHorn? Complete n00b? START HERE

Survival Manual

Thinking about, or maybe already applied, for a Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) position at the Pos...

Updated 5 months ago by C$$

FAQ

Survival Manual

Frequently asked questions by RCAs:  Do I have to supply a delivery vehicle? Yes, even if you...

Updated 5 months ago by C$$

Application Paperwork

Survival Manual

All the documents required to obtain an RCA position   Background Check You will have to pass ...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

The BIG Picture

Survival Manual

How does an RCA fit into the Big Picture?   What a rural carrier does (job responsibilities)  ...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Your First Postal Vehicle

Survival Manual

It isn't uncommon to see a new RCA hunting a right hand drive (RHD) vehicle.  This is somewhat un...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

President

Structure National Level

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Office Steward

Structure Office Level

A Local carrier who has been elected by peers to the the steward for the office. TODO:  Flush ou...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Evaluated Pay

Survival Manual The 40 Hour Conundrum

Typically, rural carriers are paid under an "Evaluated" pay system.  Regardless of the actual tim...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Analysis on the RuralMailTalk.com Forum

RRECS by the Numbers

A whole sub-forum dedicated to the new evaluation system.  Forum users are quite active, and will...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Shadow Day

Survival Manual USPS Training

What is a shadow day?  What are the expectations?  When do they happen?   Typically your Shadow...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Academy

Survival Manual USPS Training

How long is academy.  What material is covered.  What "isn't" covered?

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Route Training

Survival Manual USPS Training

What to expect from your Reg.  Kick them in the pants if they try to sabotage you!

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Overtime Pay

Survival Manual The 40 Hour Conundrum

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

RCA Health Insurance

Survival Manual

RCAs can now get health insurance

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

The Matrix

Survival Manual

What is the matrix? Why is it important? How/when can it be updated? Where are the references ...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Probation: The First 90 Days of Employment

Survival Manual

Updated 1 year ago by C$$

Acronyms

Survival Manual

Decoder ring for some of the alphabet soup ladled up at the Post Office DPS --> Delivery Poin...

Updated 1 year ago by C$$