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- For other things named postmaster, see Postmaster (disambiguation).
Postmaster refers to the head or "master" of an individual Post Office. When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government) the title of Postmaster General is commonly used.
Responsibilities of a postmaster typically include management of a centralized mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of letter carriers, and enforcement of the organization's rules and procedures.
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