Postal Work
Mail Processing

Mail Processing Clerks

Department: Processing and Distribution

A Mail Processing Clerk, starts with a pay rate of $19.29 for an hour. This is a permanent position and entitles the appointed person to all federal benefits.

The work profile of Mail Processing clerks is quite similar to that of the Mail Handlers. The major difference is, they are responsible for managing inbound and outbound at larger Post Office locations, plants and other distribution centers.

Assisting the post office customers is a part of job of the Mail Processing clerks. They will have to undertake tasks like - record-keeping, calculating and preparing items that need special postage, and performing other assigned duties. Even though the post office functions on technology and sophisticated sorting equipment, there are a few occasions where manual sorting cannot be ruled out. Here, the Mail Processing clerk must be adept in sorting the mail, quickly and orderly.

Similar to the Mail Handlers, the Mail Processing Clerks have to lift packages weighing up to 70 pounds. Also, they are assigned with the task of operating manual and automated processing equipment to distribute and sort mail. Further, they need to transport the collated and bundled mailing within their work area.

The key responsibilities of a Mail Processing Clerk :

  • Loading the mail onto automated equipment.
  • Filtering out the items that cannot be processed, manually.
  • Entering the sort plan into the sorting equipment.
  • Monitoring the flow of mail to ensure a constant feed.
  • Sweeping the separated mail from bins collector or stacker.
  • Operating the distribution equipment from beginning to end.
  • Taking care of the equipment, which includes clearing jams and reporting to the maintenance team for assistance in repair of whenever required.
  • Ensuring the availability of all the required equipment and other essential objects, like labels, containers and trays, etc.
  • Verifying the sorted mail to keep a check on the accuracy of sorting equipment.
  • Providing assistance at the public window in non-financial transactions.
  • Keeping record of the mail.
  • Examining the balance amount in the advance deposit accounts.
  • Following the preset instructions and methods for executing all duties in a safe manner.

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