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Letter carriers sort and deliver mail, record delivery of registered mail and collect money for cash-on-delivery parcels. Letter carriers are employed by Canada Post Corporation.
- Organize mail by address and load into mailbag
- Deliver letters, small parcels and other printed matter along established routes
- Deliver telegrams, special delivery and express mail
- Collect payment for cash-on-delivery service
- Record delivery of registered mail
- Leave notices that items could not be delivered and the location where they can be picked up
- Return undeliverable mail to postal station.
Outlook & Prospects for Letter Carriers in Saint John--St. Stephen Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2013
- Maritime Bus announced it will be moving its station in Saint John to a more central location at 105 Dundonald Street
- Floating Pipeline, a company operating out of the Saint John Port, is part of a recently signed deal between Jamaica Public Service Company and Fueling Tech Incorporated International Group Inc. Floating Pipeline will be providing containment units for the shipping of natural gas to Jamaica's Bogue Power Station in Montego Bay. The company will be increasing the work capacity of their facility and possibly hiring new workers for this project.
- Canaport LNG recently applied for a permit to reverse the flow of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the company's Saint John terminal. If approved by the Provincial Government, the permit would allow the facility to re-ship some of the LNG it now receives via tanker. Currently, the facility can only unload LNG from visiting tankers.
- TransCanada and Irving Oil Limited have announced a partnership to build and operate a $300M deep-water marine terminal in Saint John. The Canaport Energy East Marine Terminal will be used to export crude oil by oil tanker ships. The project will begin in 2015. Contingent on the realization of the TransCanada oil pipeline project, it is expected to create hundreds of construction jobs and will employ approximately 50 people to operate.
- The Federal Government announced that it will replace the ferry that runs from Digby to St. John. The Port of St. John vice-president stated that this $60M project will benefit tourism and businesses involved in the production and transportation of seafood, wood products and scrap metal.
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