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National Association of Letter Carriers

National Association of Letter Carriers


Senior Bookkeeping Entry Operator

Based in Washington, DC


The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) is seeking an Accountant I at our DC Headquarters, located a stone’s throw from the U.S. Capitol Building. The position is a bargaining unit position (OPEIU Local 2) and will be responsible for bookkeeping and data entry functions, including incoming calls, e-mails, U.S. mail, interoffice mail, copying, scanning, filing, and faxing. Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Handle information requests from branches, members, USPS HRSSC (Human Resources), unions, and others.
  • Administer letters to USPS HRSSC, such as:
    • Transfer of carriers to clerks’ union (APWU)
    • Transfer of carriers to rural carriers’ union (NRLCA)
    • Transfer of carriers to mail handlers’ union (NPMHU)
    • Removal letters from dues withholding for non-members and members in a no-pay status
    • Removal letters for carriers transferred to postal inspection service and/or postal police
    • Removal letters for members added in error
    • Form 1188 letters: craft transfer, dues deduction cancellation, untimely completion of form (missed window)
    • Form 1187 letters: addition of members to dues withholding program
    • Removal letters for USPS promotions
  • Letters to branches, members, and/or other unions regarding reciprocal agreement, explaining the refund policy, and explaining the (ELM) Employee and Labor Relations Manual and how these policies should be implemented.
  • Issue refunds for members transferring into NALC in accordance with NALC HQ Refund Policy.
  • Letters to the APWU, the NPMHU and the NRLCA unions to cancel their dues for member transferring into the NALC.
  • Receive copies of letters from the APWU, the NPMHU, and the NRLCA unions in response to request for cancellation of their dues for NALC transfers.
  • Serve as back-up for Switchboard.
  • Serve as Tour Guide during member / guest visits to building.
  • Send bi-weekly reimbursement and quarterly annuity reimbursement listings.
  • Assist the Membership Department on occasion with data entry or filing Form 1187.
  • Assist with miscellaneous mailings needed by the NALC.
  • Other duties that may be assigned.

Regularly 35 hours per week: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4:30 pm. May require a work schedule before or after this regular shift, based on business needs.

EXAM REQUIRED: All final candidates will be assessed on-site through software testing to determine the technical qualifications of each final candidate.

The National Association of Letter Carriers is the sole representative of city delivery letter carriers employed by the U.S. Postal Service. Since it was founded in 1889, the NALC has had a long and distinguished history of defending their rights and protecting their interests.

We offer an extensive benefits program, including comprehensive, low-cost medical insurance, generous leave, annuity pension, and more. If interested, please submit your salary requirements along with your résumé. No phone calls, please.

To Apply
Submit résumés to: Raker@nalc.org.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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