Sales, Svcs/Distribution Associate (SSDA) //PSE SSDA //Casual SSDA

Test required: Virtual Entry Assessment CS - (477) Postal Exam 477

A Sales, Svcs/Distribution Associate (SSDA) is the retail clerk who works at the front counter in a Post Office providing various customer service functions. (“Svcs” is an abbreviation for “Services”.) There are three categories of SSDA positions as listed below. Applicants for all three categories must take Postal exam 477. Depending upon the needs of local Post Offices, you will regularly find job postings for all three categories nationwide. Details on wages, benefits, and hours are provided in individual job postings.

Sales, Svcs/Distribution Associate (SSDA) is a full-time career position that comes with the famous complete Postal benefits package.

PSE Sales, Svcs/Distribution Associate (PSE SSDA) is an entry level job that can lead a to career position. (PSE stands for Postal Support Employee). When a career SSDA position opens up, if there are PSE SSDAs employed at that particular facility, the career position is offered to the senior PSE SSDA. If there are no PSE SSDAs employed at that facility, the Postmaster posts an open job listing for a career SSDA position. PSE employees are typically hired for 360 day terms and can be reappointed for additional 360 day terms. PSE jobs may come with partial benefits either immediately or after the first 360 day term.

Casual Sales, Svcs/Distribution Associate (Casual SSDA) jobs are similar to PSE SSDA jobs except that they cannot lead directly into career positions. Casual employees are hired to temporarily supplement the normal workforce on an as-needed basis.

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