USPS OIG Report: No Sale Transactions – LAX – Village Station

This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of No Sale Transactions – Los Angeles, CA, LAX – Village Station. The LAX – Village Station is in the Los Angeles District of the Pacific Area. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal…

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USPS hiring for the holidays in Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts

By Samantha Gowen – September 27, 2018 The Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts of the United States Postal Service will host upcoming job fairs to recruit new hires and veterans. Available positions include city and rural mail carriers, mail processing clerks, transportation assistants, mail handlers and clerk assistants. Hourly wages range from $16-$18.62 per…

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USPS OIG Report: Parcel Return Service – Los Angeles District

Objective Our objective was to evaluate operations and controls over the processing and distribution of Parcel Return Service (PRS) mail in the Los Angeles District. PRS, introduced in October 2003, is a workshare returns product, with the U.S. Postal Service acting as the mail entry point. It allows a customer to return merchandise using a…

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USPS OIG Report: Unscheduled Leave in the Los Angeles District

Background The U.S. Postal Service categorizes unscheduled leave as any absence from work that is not requested or approved in advance. Unscheduled leave could contribute to increased compensation expenses by requiring management to increase workhours and overtime hours. The OIG developed a Human Resource Risk Model (risk model) to monitor key Postal Service metrics, including…

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USPS Non-Career Employee Background Screening in the LA District

Background The U.S. Postal Service’s national screening process for external hiring of non-career employees involves four key groups: the Human Resources Shared Services Center (HRSSC), a Postal Service contractor, district Human Resources (HR) officials, and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The process is initiated when the HRSSC receives an employment application. The HRSSC then…

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OIG Report: City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. – Los Angeles District

Background Strong customer demand for goods purchased over the Internet has driven growth in the package market despite otherwise declining mail volume. This growing package segment provides the U.S. Postal Service an opportunity to expand services and increase revenue. With this growth, city carriers and non-career city carrier assistants (CCA) are now delivering more packages…

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Does your current mail delivery time meet your needs?

Project Title: City Carriers Returning After 6:00 p.m. – Los Angeles District Start Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: August 2016 The OIG is initiating an audit to evaluate city carriers returning after 6:00 p.m. in the Los Angeles District. The U.S. Postal Service’s goal is for 95 percent of city letter…

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