Under general supervision, supervises all phases of a post office
sub-unit or a small mail installation. Supervises and trains
1. Plans, directs and supervises postal services activities of a
sub-unit or small mail facility. Schedules work and assigns
2. Processes incoming and outgoing mail including registered,
certified, and insured items, bulk mailings and United Parcel
Service packages; processes chargebacks to specific departments
for mailing services.
3. Responds to routine inquiries by providing factual information or
interprets departmental policies and procedures.
4. Makes routine trips to the post office to add postage to the
meter and send outgoing mail.
5. Makes entries to records regarding postage, registered mail,
parcels, and mail requiring special handling and mileage sheets.
Prepares related reports and billing statements.
6. Ensures operational readiness of equipment; performs routine
maintenance and repairs on equipment.
7. Operates standard equipment including personal computers, scales,
metering devices, bundle machines, photocopiers, facsimile and
bar code machines.
8. Provides advice to customers concerning basic mail rates and
9. Sets up and maintains employee and student locator systems.
10. Performs the duties of Postal Services Processor as needed.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Three years in mail processing.
OTHER: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent
General knowledge of United States Post Office procedures and
regulations; of postal rates and meter operations. Skill in sorting,
processing and delivering mail. Ability to supervise and train
subordinate personnel in postal services processing activities; to
lift and carry mail bags and boxes up to 70 lbs.; to communicate
effectively; to understand and follow directions; operate standard
office equipment and postal services machines; to perform extensive
standing and walking.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Mail carriers may be required to be bonded to handle certain routes
dealing with large sums of money.