Mail Clerk Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Receives, sorts, processes and routes incoming and outgoing mail for
university mail services or large department.
first in a series of four classifications and is distinguished from
the Mail Clerk Lead in that it does not have lead responsibilities.
Incumbents in this classification may be required to lift and/or
carry mail flats/bags weighing up to 70 lbs. and walk considerable
distances each day. Work is performed within pickup and delivery
Examples of Duties:
- Collects, sorts and delivers incoming, outing and
interdepartmental mail; operates various mail vehicles.
- Receives and sorts campus or department mail by departments
and prepares bundles of mail parcels for delivery.
- Receives and sorts outgoing U.S. mail; meters mail and
processes for delivery to U.S. Postal Service; operates mail
metering machines and electronic accounting system.
- Processes all classes of mail including express mail and
private carriers, to ensure adherence to proper size, weight,
postage and other postal requirements.
- Receives and processes incoming and outgoing insured,
certified, express and registered mail and parcels according to
- Locates proper addresses and makes corrections for
misdirected mail; forwards student mail according to United
States Postal Service regulations.
- Sells postage stamps and money orders; hands out packages,
certified and registered mail when assigned to service station.
- Closes out cash drawer, money orders and postage meter at
end of shift.
- Prepares and processes necessary paperwork related to mail
services; maintains records on quantities and descriptions of
materials received and distributed.
- Performs other duties as required such as delivery of
supplies dependent on area or department of assignment.
- Sorts and delivers mail to student dorms and/or mailboxes.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of postal regulations.
- Skill in following both verbal and written instructions.
prior experience required; Possession of a current Arizona Type D
driver's license is required upon employment.
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