Mail Center Supervisor
Salary: $17.72-$21.63 hourly / $3,081-$3,762 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general direction, plans, organizes,
supervises, and participates in the operations of the Mail Center,
including: central mail and document insertion, messenger/delivery
service, and surplus property functions supporting all County
departments; and performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is a single-position, working
supervisor class that reports to the Purchasing Manager. It is
distinguished from the class of Mail Center Worker, Senior by its
responsibility for supervision of staff and scheduling of mail and
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Schedules and prioritizes services such as: regular and special
bulk mailings, pick-up of daily mail, delivery of reprographic
materials, and disposal of surplus property; using a computer and
specialized software, maintains inventory of surplus property such
as furniture and medical equipment; calculates billing and mail
requisitions; reviews and negotiates changes in machinery
maintenance agreements; keeps written and computerized records
related to mailing, parcel shipping, billing, and inventory.
2. Interviews, selects, and trains staff; assigns and schedules
work; instructs staff in safe work practices and enforces their use;
establishes standards, evaluates performance, and takes disciplinary
3. Operates postage metering and document insertion equipment; picks
up, delivers, and/or processes interdepartmental and U.S. mail,
parcels, and reprographic materials; picks up, stores, and
redistributes surplus property, using equipment and vehicles such as
dollies and a stake-bed truck; prepares disposal surplus property
for trade or sale.
1. Two years of experience in storekeeping, shipping and receiving,
or mail room operations, including lead or supervisory experience;
2. two years of experience performing duties equivalent to the class
of Mail Center Worker, Senior with Santa Barbara County; or
3. equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.
Knowledge of: inventory control practices; principles and practices
of supervision; safe work practices related to lifting, moving heavy
objects, and driving.
Ability to: plan, organize, and prioritize work; learn and apply
U.S. postal regulations; establish and maintain working
relationships with departmental customers, representatives of other
organizations, and vendors; operate a personal computer; learn and
use computerized recordkeeping systems; operate and perform basic
maintenance on light machinery and equipment; use a calculator;
provide close supervision to others.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License and a
satisfactory driving record may be required.
Supplemental Information: Independent travel throughout the County
may be required. The incumbent must lift, push, pull, carry, and
otherwise move items (such as mail, office equipment, and cartons)
weighing over 70 pounds.