Under general supervision, supervises all phases of postal services at
an institution, including collection, sorting, delivery, and
processing of all incoming and outgoing mail. Supervises and trains
1. Plans, directs and supervises postal services in a large mail
2. Oversees delivery of incoming mail to specified locations and
collection of mail from departments and specified locations.
3. Schedules daily work of employees, as well as routes of trucks and
mail carriers. Trains subordinate personnel within department.
Plans, schedules, assigns and reviews work.
4. Responds to non-routine inquiries by providing factual information
or interpretation of departmental policies and procedures.
5. Submits monthly statements for collection of amounts due by
departments. Maintains appropriate records regarding postage,
registered mail, parcels, and mail requiring special handling.
6. Ensures operational readiness of equipment.
7. Operates standard equipment including calculators, personal
computers, scales, metering devices, bundle machines,
photocopiers, facsimile and bar code machines.
8. Supervises sale of postal items at a window in the post offices.
9. 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: Six years in mail processing, two years of which was in a
lead or supervisory capacity.
OTHER: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent
Thorough knowledge of United States Post Office procedures and
regulations; of postal rates and meter operations. Skill in sorting,
processing and delivering mail; in providing guidance and instruction
to postal services personnel. Ability to plan and supervise postal
service operations; 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.