Couriers and Messengers

Couriers and Messengers

Pick up and deliver messages, documents, packages, and other items between offices or departments within an establishment or directly to other business concerns, traveling by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, or public conveyance.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Independence * Self Control * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Walk, ride bicycles, drive vehicles, or use public conveyances to reach destinations to deliver messages or materials. * Deliver and pick up medical records, lab specimens, and medications to and from hospitals and other medical facilities. * Receive messages or materials to be delivered, and information on recipients, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and delivery instructions, communicated via telephone, two-way radio, or in person.


Government, Finance & Insurance, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Office and Administrative Support

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