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As a SA Postal Workers Union, we have numerous amounts of postal workers that make sure that you receive your mail in time and all aspects of the post office is working and operating according to standards. Our SA postal workers union would like to share what every postal worker does.

Mail is received and sorted, dispatched and distributed through all the employees working at the Post Office and without them, we won’t be able to send or receive any mail or items.

The post office has the following staff:

Duty of a Service Clerk - Sells stamps and help people pickup packages, as well as assist with any other services.
Duty of Mail sorters - These employees are in charge of sorting out the mail so that it can go the correct places
Duty of Mail carriers - Can also be called a mail carrier, mailman, postal carrier, postman/postwoman or a letter carrier. This person is an employee of the postal service who delivers mail to residences and / or businesses.

Duty of a Postmaster - The head of a particular post office. Responsibilities include management of a centralised mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of letter carriers and enforcement of an organization’s rules & procedures.
Duty of a Postmaster General - Also called a chief executive officer of the postal services of that particular country and oversees all the postmasters. A Postmaster General is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization which is usually sponsored by the national government.