Job Specification 20422
Under direction of a Senior or Principal Postal Clerk or other
supervisory official in a state department or agency which has its own
post office, does the routine work involved in collecting, sorting,
distributing, recording, and stamping incoming and outgoing letters and
packages; does related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
As assigned, operates and performs routine maintenance on varied
machines including: inserting and sealing machines, (electronic remote)
meter machines, (perforated machines), automated presort machines or
other presort operations, remote accounting system electronic scales,
and performs the clerical duties subsidiary to their use.
Collects letters to be mailed, wraps, weighs, and stamps outgoing
packages to assure proper postage and handling.
Records registered, insured, and valuable letters and packages and
express mail as required by federal regulation.
Weighs and stamps outgoing letters to assure proper postage rates.
Takes letters and packages to the Trenton Post Office to be
registered and/or insured; obtains and files the necessary receipts as
required by federal regulation.
Helps unload the mail truck and, as required, drives the mail
truck to assure continuity of service.
May occasionally be required to drive a single axle truck of a
gross vehicle weight not to exceed 25,999 pounds.
Sorts interdepartmental mail through use of call numbers and/or
zip codes for distribution purposes.
Maintains simple inventory records and stocks supplies of various
types of envelopes and cards and other materials used by the unit;
notifies a superior official of the need for further ordering.
Maintains records of work completed, materials used, and time
spent in order to justify services and ensure economy of mail service.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
This is an entry level position and as such there are no
formal education and/or experience requirements.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than
employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of simple alphabet filing and simple arithmetic
Knowledge of modern business office routines, procedures, and
Ability to utilize presort guidelines using call numbers
and/or zip codes.
Ability to understand basic postal laws and mail unit and
other regulations and apply them in accordance with established
Ability to check, calculate, and record postage charges.
Ability to recognize presort in accordance with United States
Ability to do the manual work involved in the distribution,
collection, sorting, recording, and stamping of incoming and outgoing
letters and packages.
Ability to load, unload, and drive the mail truck as required.
Ability to do the routine manual work involved in operating
one or more mail and inserting machines under supervision and to
perform the attendant clerical detail work, including sealing,
wrapping, collecting, receiving, sorting, distributing, recording, and
stamping incoming and outgoing letters and packages.
Ability to perform the simple routine maintenance required for
continuous operation of mail room machinery.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American
Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the
accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue
hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: 08/A09-20422 JMR 5/27/95