Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations (NOC 1214)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Supervisors of mail and message distribution:

Common job titles
  • postmaster / postmistress
  • supervisor, courier service / messengers
  • supervisor, mail room / postal station


Supervisors of mail and message ditribution occupations:

  • co-ordinate, assign and review the work of postal clerks, letter carriers and couriers engaged in the collecting, sorting and delivering of mail, parcels and other material
  • create work schedules and procedures
  • co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • resolve work-related problems
  • prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • order supplies and materials
  • ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • perform the same duties as workers supervised

Work environment

Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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