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
Performs basic maintenance/repair work on related machines.
Makes regular/special runs for intradepartment collections of
May drive, load, and unload the mail truck.
Prepares outgoing mail for delivery to a state/local department
May weigh, stamp, and deliver outgoing mail directly to the US
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.
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
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
Ability to determine proper amounts of postage required for
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
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:
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.