Responsible for utilizing various sort programs or manual distribution schematics to make one or more sortations of inbound and outbound mail items.
Manages and organizes mail processing work area to ensure required machinery, labels, bins, and other tools and materials are in place.
Receives sorted mail items and distributes into designated bins for additional processing.
Responsible for loading mail items into automated machines.
Responsible for removing non-letter mail peices such as parcels, rolls, and odd shaped items from letter mail.
Control the flow of mail to ensure a steady feed into processing equipment.
Responsible for ensuring the operation of processing equipment by clearing jams and notifying maintenance when necessary.
Provide service as needed at the public window for non-monetary transactions.
Performs other duties as required.
Functional Purpose Responsible for completing various clerk duties required for mail processing while operating both manual and automated equipment for the purpose of sorting and distribution.
Employment Requirements Must be 18 years old or 16 years old with high school diploma Must be US citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American Samoa or other US territory Ability to pass criminal background check, drug screening, and medical assessment Must be registered with Selective Service (if applicable)
Salary Range Up to $19.56 per hour paid bi-weekly
Examination Requirements Candidates must successfully complete and receive a pass rating of the Virtual Entry Assessment - MP (476) for Mail Processors. When the candidate is invited to take the assessment, directions will be provided via email.
Background Check The Postal Inspection Service conducts a criminal background check by utilizing United States information and data resources only (FBI, fingerprint check, state and county checks). The investigation covers a 5 years inquiry for any location where the candidate lived, was employed, or went to school within the US or its territories.
Physical Requirements Candidates are required to be physically able to perform the duties of the position in an efficient manner with or without reasonable accommodation. Duties may include long periods of standing, walking, bending, and reaching. Candidates may also handle mail containers weighing up to 70 pounds.