Mail Center Worker
Salary: $13.81-$16.85 hourly / $2,401-$2,931 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of
duties that include U.S. mail processing, interoffice courier
service, surplus property transportation, and other related duties
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This class is distinguished from
Utility Clerk, Departmental by its primary assignments of providing
a countywide courier service and processing U.S. mail. Utility
Clerk, Departmental incumbents are usually assigned to specialized
service areas within County departments.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Provides daily countywide courier service to, from, and between
county worksites, including transporting and delivering U.S. mail,
interoffice mail, legal documents, medical records, drug and
pharmacy supplies, biological specimens and live cultures,
bio-hazardous materials, currency, and small office equipment.
2. Collects, sorts, and weighs all outgoing first class, registered,
and certified U.S. mail; prepares mail for transport to external
mail processing company; provides United Parcel Service shipping and
receiving duties for County departments; computes and determines
departmental mail processing charges; and completes mail
3. Unloads skids of copy paper from trucks and delivers to
Reprographics/Quick Copy using pallet jacks; and delivers printed
documents, manuals, forms, and boxes of copy paper from
Reprographics/Quick Copy to County departments.
4. Collects, transports, and stores surplus departmental office
furniture, equipment, and supplies.
5. Responds to telephone, counter, and departmental inquiries
regarding mail rates, pick-up and delivery schedules, and additional
Mail Center services.
1. One year of clerical, mailroom, storekeeping, shipping and
receiving, or delivery experience; or,
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides
the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C
driver's License is required.
Knowledge of: basic recordkeeping and arithmetic, safe lifting and
carrying practices; and safe driving rules and practices.
Ability to: make basic arithmetical computations; complete simple
forms; read charts and tables; read, interpret, and carry out
written and oral instructions; write legibly; operate postage meter
equipment; safely lift and carry office supplies, equipment, and
furniture; observe safe work and driving practices; plan, organize,
and prioritize work; memorize names and locations; communicate
clearly and tactfully; and work independently.
Supplemental Information: Independent travel throughout the county
may be required. Incumbents are frequently required to lift and
carry objects weighing up to 75 pounds and to pull heavy skids of
paper on pallet jacks.