Postal and courier services managers

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Postal and courier services managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations in postal facilities and in establishments that provide courier services. They are employed by Canada Post Corporation and by courier companies.

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Manage the accurate and expedient movement of mail and parcels through postal and parcel sorting facilities

  • Review effectiveness of assigned operations and implement changes to postal and courier operations

  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and administer the expenditures of postal and courier facilities

  • Interview, hire and provide training for staff.

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of postal facilities and courier service companies, or of operational divisions within Canada Post and courier service companies

  • Coordinate the duties of supervisors and other staff

Job titles

  • area manager - postal service
  • collection and delivery operations manager - postal service
  • commercial development manager - postal and courier services
  • courier service manager
  • delivery service manager - postal and courier services
  • district post office director

Employment prospects

Source: BC Labour Market Outlook 2023 edition

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Education and training

Employment requirements

  • A university degree or college diploma is usually required.
  • Several years of supervisory or operational experience within a postal or courier facility are usually required.

Additional information

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Certification requirements

  • No certification requirements

Work Experience

  • Work experience required

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