City Carrier Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 3,189 City Carrier resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Four Key Resume Tips For Landing a City Carrier Job:

1.
Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
2.
The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Delivery Sequence, be sure to list it as a skill.
3.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
4.
Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write a City Carrier Resume

1
Contact Information
Name
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Address
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
2
Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every City Carrier CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
3
Skills

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
Make sure to only include your hard skills on your resume. In addition, include the most in-demand city carrier skills. Below we have listed the top skills for a city carrier : The more keywords your resume can “match,” the more likely it is that your resume will be selected for review by human eyes.
Top Skills for a City Carrier
Source: Zippia.com
Sort, 7%
COD, 3%
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Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
4
Experience
Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your city carrier skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from city carrier resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
Male
City Carrier

Candidate Info

21
Years In Workforce
11
Years As a City Carrier
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Sorted and scanned hardcopy materials and other mediums for use in printed documents and digital format.
  • Use bar code to track deliveries.
  • Sorted, cased, and delivered mail as a letter carrier.
  • Delivered sorted mail/parcels on route for scheduled delivery.
  • Reduced sorting and delivery time effective.
Female
Postal Mail Carrier

Candidate Info

9
Years In Workforce
5
Years As a City Carrier
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Memorize zip codes, streets and locations of Wilmington and surrounding areas.
  • Worked at the main facility sorting mail and packages.
  • Sorted and prepared mail for transportation and delivery.
  • Loaded mail onto an automated letter-sorting machine that read the barcode and sorted the mail.
  • Performed mail handling, sorting and processing functions on a supplemental basis.
Male
City Carrier

Candidate Info

14
Years In Workforce
14
Years As a City Carrier
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Distribute, sort and organized mail to be delivered to a certain route.
  • Examined, sorted, and route mail.
  • Sorted, delivered and collected all classes of mail weighting up to 80 pounds.
  • Sorted and delivered mail in my own vehicle and later in postal van.
  • Deliver and collect certified, registered, insured and COD mail.
Male
City Carrier

Candidate Info

10
Years In Workforce
5
Years As a City Carrier
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
  • Examined, sorted, and route mail.
  • Sorted daily mail based on casing protocols accurately dividing mail into organized piles.
  • Load, sort, and deliver mail to ongoing customers in a fast and friendly way.
  • Engaged in city delivery sort, bundle, and then deliver mail addressed to homes and businesses on an assigned route.
  • Help others USPS CC and CCA at the end of the route.
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5
Education
As a city carrier, you may wonder exactly how your education section should look. City Carrier roles often require a High School Diploma degree or higher, so the majority of city carrier resumes that we looked at contained a high school diploma degree.
Majors
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As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained