Clerk, Mailroom I

University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester, MA

Part-time
Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the direct supervision of the supervisor or designee, the Mailroom Clerk I receives, sorts, and distributes all incoming and outgoing mail for the Medical School and various off-site locations.

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receive and sort all incoming mail by department for delivery including various off-site locations
Look up mailing addresses when addressee not known
Deliver all incoming mail and interoffice mail by department and collects outgoing mail
Examine collected mail for proper distribution (On-Campus mail, Off-site mail, United States Postal Service mail and Overnight mail)
Weigh outgoing mail and affixes the proper postage using appropriate agency shipping system
Perform various records keeping assignments for all accountable mail to insure proper cost allocation
Interact with customers to assist them in complying with various agency regulations and procedures
Maintain shipping equipment and notifies the Supervisor when equipment is not running properly
Assist other members of the department as needed
Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent experience
Capable of pushing mail cart and lifting \ carrying of heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs
Ability to understand verbal or written instructions
Basic computer knowledge required
Demonstrated ability to read names and address on mail
Basic math skills required for weighing mail and determining the correct postage
Capable of walking and standing for extended periods of time
Motor coordination in order to rapidly and accurately sort mail
Ability to travel to off-site locations

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Under the direct supervision of the supervisor or designee

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
High degree of activity and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds