Mail Center Clerk (2 positions)

Point Park University - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)4.4

CLASSIFICATION: Union (non-exempt)

DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant/Mailroom

REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation and Administrative Services

High school education; demonstrated ability and/or experience with receiving functions; experience in a customer service environment; three-five years related experience preferred; knowledge of postal regulations recommended; good communication skills. Job requires physical demands such as repetitive lifting of light weight objects with frequent bending and stooping, or repetitively lift average weight objects where frequent bending or stooping alternates with lighter activities. Occasionally lefts heavy objects (over 50 lbs).

Communicate and provide service with delivery personnel with regard to parcels and other items as required.
Receive, document, organize and store parcels and other Mail Center items.
Monitor the receiving area and provide customer service as needed.
Perform Mail Center and receiving operations.
Maintain knowledge of US Postal regulations and policies regarding parcels
Participate and successfully complete training for Mail Center/Receiving support staff and/or student work-studies.
Respond effectively and timely to requests and needs of faculty, staff, and students in matters related to receiving operations.
Stock incoming parcels and mail within the Mail Center for distribution to faculty, staff, students and university community.
Log express parcels and prepare pick-up cards for all parcels utilizing postage scale and meter.
Maintain daily record and account of parcels used for each department.
Lift, carry, and move mail sacks, boxes of supplies and other heavy materials.
Ability to learn and utilize applicable University computer database systems.
Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to (preferred) or mail to:
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - MAIL CENTER CLERK - in the subject line.

Please submit documents in Rich Text (.txt) Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at for the status of the position and future opportunities.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.