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Job Specification


MAIL CLERK

                       (ALL JURISDICTIONS)

 

DEFINITION


 Under direction of a Principal Mail Clerk or other supervisor  in
 a   state  department, institution, college, or agency  or  local
 jurisdiction,  performs routine work concerned  with  delivering,
 receiving, sorting, distributing, and preparing a volume of mail;
 does other related duties as required.

 NOTE: The  examples of work for this title are for illustrative
 purposes  only.  A particular position using this title  may  not
 perform all duties listed in this job specification.  Conversely,
 all duties performed on the job may not be listed.


EXAMPLES OF WORK:


 Does   routine   work  concerned  with  receipt,   sorting,   and
 distributing of interoffice and US mail.

 Performs  routine work involved with receipt, date stamping,  and
 intradepartment distribution of incoming letters/packages.

 Ensures that proper signatures are obtained where necessary.

 Does routine work concerned with folding, inserting, sealing, and
 labeling operations.

 Performs basic maintenance/repair work on related machines.

 Makes  regular/special  runs for intradepartment  collections  of
 outgoing mail.

 May drive, load, and unload the mail truck.

 Prepares  outgoing mail for delivery to a state/local  department
 post office.

 May  weigh, stamp, and deliver outgoing mail directly to  the  US
 Postal Service.

 Maintains records and files.

 Will  be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
 and/or  manual  recording and information  systems  used  by  the
 agency, office, or related units.

 REQUIREMENTS:

      LICENSE:

      Appointees  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 essential duties
 of the position.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge of federal laws/regulations and department/jurisdiction
 regulations   pertaining  to  processing  of   mail   and   their
 application to specific situations after a period of training.

 Knowledge   of  US  postal  regulations  pertaining  to   special
 delivery, registered, insured, special handling,
 and  other  specialized  categories of mail  after  a  period  of
 training.

 Knowledge  of  operations, adjustment, repair,  maintenance,  and
 potentialities    of    the    following    office    appliances:
 inserting/sealing  machines,  addressograph/graphotype  machines,
 and shredder machines after a period of training.

 Knowledge  of the types/qualities of various types of  envelopes,
 cards,  and  other  materials which are used in various  programs
 after a period of training.

 Ability  to  follow  strict  procedures  for  the  receipt,  date
 stamping,   and   intradepartment   distribution   of    incoming
 mail/packages including recording of signature where required.

 Ability to follow strict delivery/pickup schedules.

 Ability  to  organize clerical/mechanical work involved   in  the
 mail section and develop effective work procedures.

 Ability  to  keep  daily  accounts of postage  costs  charged  to
 various units.

 Ability  to  determine  proper amounts of  postage  required  for
 letters/packages.

 Ability to drive the mail truck if required.

 Ability to maintain records.

 Ability to perform clerical duties.

 Ability  to  utilize  various types of electronic  and/or  manual
 recording and information systems used by the agency, office,  or
 related units.

 Ability  to  read, write, speak, understand, and  communicate  in
 English   sufficiently  to  perform  duties  of  this   position.
 American  Sign  Language or Braille may  also  be  considered  as
 acceptable forms of  communication.

 Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
 as  they  can  perform  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.

 This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
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Note
20432SC3505N/AA04-

This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

RKR   06/29/1998