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Information about the rural mail carrier union: the National Rural Letter Carrier Association (NRLCA)
RRECS (Engineering Study)
The basis of the new rural carrier pay system: Rural Route Evaluated Compensation System (RRECS)
Details and documents about getting out of Dodge!
Rural Carrier Associates
Part time rural carriers, called RCAs, subs, and leave replacements.
Called Regs, or RCs, regular carriers are the face and backbone of rural mail delivery.
Find where to find things!
Important documents about the job.
Rural Mail Wiki
Information about this site, ruralmail.wiki How to contribute. Templates.
" 'Don't Panic.' It's the first helpful or intelligible thing anybody's said to me all day." --Arthur Dent
Bidding a Route
How to bid for a full time job.
Choosing a POV
Factors to consider when considering what/if you should buy a vehicle. POV stands for "privately owned vehicle."
Ruralinfo.net, the website the union warned you about :)
a public forum for rural mail carriers
Rural Carrier Duties
Form # ???? Contains box by box listing for carrier's route
From whence it came, hence it is.
Structure and titles of the NRLCA
How to contribute to this wiki.
Place to store page templates
The document that describes it all!
Regular Carrier Responsibilities
What you are required to do for your job
Management of rural routes.
What is this thing?
RRECS by the Numbers
What does RRECS mean for your route's evaluation?
For more than just slinging at coworkers?
Steps for filing a grievance
Details about the contracts for rural mail carriers
What to expect from the USPS training regiment.
New Regular Carriers
Brand new regular? Don't expect much from the PO in the way of training
The 40 Hour Conundrum
Evaluation time vs actual with overtime
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Frequently asked questions by RCAs: Do I have to supply a delivery vehicle? Yes, even if you are in an all LLV office, it is possible you will have to use your own personal vehicle for delivery. Will the Post Office give me one of those snappy blue uni...
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What is a shadow day? What are the expectations? When do they happen? Typically your Shadow Day is chance for a first-hand observation of a regular carrier. This should happen before you go to Academy, but it doesn't always pan out that way.
How long is academy. What material is covered. What "isn't" covered?
What to expect from your Reg. Kick them in the pants if they try to sabotage you!
Edit Book Updates
How to do edit book updates. how to submit them. What if they aren't returned timely?
Case Equipment and Labels
Rules on what size spacing. Rules on Labels and label guards. Rules about names on labels, etc.
Typically, rural carriers are paid under an "Evaluated" pay system. Regardless of the actual time spent delivering the route, the carrier is paid the evaluated time. This can be a great boon: a carrier working UNDER evaluation is paid more hours than they a...
All the documents required to obtain an RCA position Background Check You will have to pass a background check to work for the Post Office I *think* a felony disqualifies you???
RCA Health Insurance
RCAs can now get health insurance
What is the matrix? Why is it important? How/when can it be updated? Where are the references in the contract/m-38?
Probation: The First 90 Days of Employment
Decoder ring for some of the alphabet soup ladled up at the Post Office DPS --> Delivery Point Sequencing. Letter mail sorted into delivery order LLV --> Long Life Vehicle. The iconic postal mail vehicle
The BIG Picture
How does an RCA fit into the Big Picture? What a rural carrier does (job responsibilities) What a rural carrier associate (RCA) does Similar jobs in the other crafts (PSE and CCA)
Forming Form Formations
A quick recap of important forms RCAs will encounter 2240 --> Daily Trip Log [[link here to more detailed exp/examples]]
Analysis on the RuralMailTalk.com Forum
A whole sub-forum dedicated to the new evaluation system. Forum users are quite active, and will do their best to answer any questions posted. RRECS Detailed Calculations
A Local carrier who has been elected by peers to the the steward for the office. TODO: Flush out here1) How is election ran, link to constitution2) Involvement with grievance, cross link to grievances3) Chief steward (if applicable)4) Z time5) Diff b/n regul...