University of Arizona Human Resources

  • About HRAbout HR
  • Job DescriptionsJob Descriptions
  • Contact InformationContact Information
  • Report an IncidentReport an Incident
  • Ask Us a QuestionAsk Us a Question
  • CalendarsCalendars
  • Site IndexSite Index
  • Jobs RSS Feed
    Employment Benefits Compensation Advising Forms Policies

    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

    Human Resources

    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 071510
    Title: Mail Clerk
    Pay Grade: 14
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Receives, sorts, processes and routes incoming and outgoing mail for university mail services or large department.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is first in a series of four classifications and is distinguished from the Mail Clerk, Lead in that it does not have lead responsibilities. Incumbents in this classification may be required to lift and/or carry mail flats/bags weighing up to 70 lbs and walk considerable distances each day. Work is performed within pickup and delivery deadlines.

    Example of Duties:
    • Collects sorts and delivers incoming, outgoing and interdepartmental mail; operates various mail vehicles.
    • Receives and sorts campus or department mail by departments and prepares bundles of mail parcels for delivery.
    • Receives and sorts outgoing U.S. mail; meters mail and processes for delivery to U.S. Postal Service; operates mail metering machines and electronic accounting system.
    • Processes all classes of mail including express mail and private carriers to ensure adherence to proper size, weight, postage and other postal requirements.
    • Receives and processes incoming and outgoing insured, certified, express and registered mail and parcels according to postal regulations.
    • Locates proper addresses and makes corrections for misdirected mail; forwards student mail according to United States Postal Service regulations.
    • Sells postage stamps and money orders; hands out packages, certified and registered mail when assigned to service station.
    • Closes out cash drawer, money orders and postage meter at end of shift.
    • Prepares and processes necessary paperwork related to mail services; maintains records on quantities and descriptions of materials received and distributed.
    • Performs other duties as required such as delivery of supplies dependent on area or department of assignment.
    • Sorts and delivers mail to student dorms and/or mail boxes.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of postal regulations.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • No prior experience required.
      • Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license upon employment.


      Revised: 11/10/2003

      Back to Search Page