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"Mail Clerk, Except Mail Machine Operator and Postal Service"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Duties include time stamping, opening, reading, sorting, and routing incoming mail; sealing, stamping, and affixing postage to outgoing mail or packages; and keeping necessary records and completed forms.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Mail Clerk, Except Mail Machine Operator and Postal Service"

1) Sorts letters or packages into sacks or bins, and places identifying tag on sack or bin, according to destination and type.

2) Affixes postage to packages or letter by hand, or stamps with postage meter, and dispatches mail.

3) Stamps date and time of receipt of incoming mail, and distributes and collects mail.

4) Seals or opens envelopes by hand or machine.

5) Records and maintains records of information such as charges and destination of insured, registered or c.o.d. packages.

6) Wraps packages or bundles by hand or using tying machine.

7) Weighs packages or letters, computes charges, and accepts payment, using weight scale and rate chart.

8) Inspects wrapping, address, and appearance of outgoing package or letter for conformance to standards, and accuracy.

9) Addresses packages or letters by hand, or using addressing machine, label, or stamp.

 

 

11) Releases packages or letters to customer upon presentation of written notice or other identification.

12) Receives request for merchandise samples or promotional literature, prepares shipping slips, and mails samples or literature.


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Job Description for "Mail Clerk, Except Mail Machine Operator and Postal Service" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-I        SOC:  43-9051.02