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Mail Carrier Cover Letter

Mail Carriers are in charge for delivering mail to clients in urban and rural areas. Essential responsibilities of a Mail Carrier include setting up routes, delivering packages, securing envelopes, placing letters in mailboxes, collecting payments, asking people to sign for the receipt of package, selling stamps, answering to people’s questions on postal services, maintaining records of deliveries, identifying incorrectly addressed mail, and insuring parcels and letters.

A successful Mail Carrier should be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities throughout his or her cover letter:

  • Knowledge of postal operations
  • Good orientation
  • Stamina and physical fitness
  • Attention to details
  • Communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Computer competences
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Time management
  • Confidentiality

Similar job abilities and qualifications can be observed in the sample cover letter displayed just below.

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Dear Mr. Cohen:

Upon learning of your posting for a Mail Carrier, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As an organized, reliable, and self-motivated professional prepared to excel in providing key mail handling support to the United States Postal Service, I am prepared to strongly contribute to your objectives in this position.

My background in fast-paced, detail-oriented environments has positioned me to excel in this role. With a talent for receiving, sorting, and delivering a variety of mail, along with my excellent oral and written communication skills, I offer you dedication to your organization’s mission as well as a commitment to driving the success and longevity of the USPS through comprehensive support and service.

My relevant experience includes…

  • Thriving in the expansive mailroom for a large multimedia entertainment company; sorting and collecting mail, delivering letters and parcels, obtaining signatures, and collecting COD payments when necessary.
  • Delivering mail consisting of letters, circulars, magazines, catalogs, and small packages to more than 170 departments and individual offices spanning multiple buildings.
  • Maintaining and replenishing supplies and merchandise required to facilitate seamless and speedy mail delivery.
  • Earning formal commendation and praise for delivery performance, consistently receiving zero service-related complaints.
  • Using my excellent interpersonal skills to foster personable relationships with personnel across company departments.
  • Excelling at balancing multiple tasks while providing first-rate organization, prioritization, and problem-solving skills.

My abilities in mail coordination and delivery are strong, and I am confident my additional strengths will readily translate to your environment at the USPS. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be most welcome.

Thank you for your consideration, and I hope to hear from you soon.


Joseph D. Haley

Helen Campbell

100 Main Street, Cityplace, CA, 91019

(555) 322-7337

Professional Summary

I am a focused individual looking to help companies meet their goals. I have little experience but my experience is not limited, I love learning new things and will continue to expand hopefully along with your company. 


  • Self-motivated
  • Extremely organized
  • Fast learner
  • Highly dependable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Very clean and neat

Work History

City Carrier 05/2013 to 08/2013

United States Postal Service – 553 E. Manhattan Blvd. Toledo, OH 43611

As a city carrier I cased and delivered mail to its fulfilling destination for 8 hours a day Monday through Saturday with mandatory overtime.

Packager 10/2011 to 01/2012

Impact Employment Solution – 3600 N. Summit Toledo, Ohio 43611

As I packer I was only allowed to package the designated amount of packs of cookies into a box on an assembly line while maintaining a clean work space.


Early Childhood Education Owens Community College – 30335 Oregon Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio

I was part of a program that helped me as a freshman in college to deal with school, work ect.


  • I graduated high school with a 3.5 GPA and was in the top ranking #6 in my class.
  • I've received numerous awards, certificates and opportunities throughout grade school

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