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    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 071530
    Title: Postal Services Supervisor
    Pay Grade: 31
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Supervises day-to-day operations of mailroom facilities and Mail Clerks. Ensures all deadlines for mailings are met.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is third in a series of five classifications and is distinguished from the Postal Services Supervisor Manager in that incumbents spend a significant percentage of time performing Mail Clerk duties, while the Mail Services Supervisor, Senior spends the majority of work time in supervision of subordinates. Typically reports to the Postal Services Manager.

    Example of Duties:
    • Supervises activities of subordinates.
    • Schedules employees at appropriate workstations to ensure work is most effectively distributed.
    • Opens substation or contract station and prepares for daily operations; processes daily revenues and prepares necessary paperwork.
    • Performs work of subordinate personnel such as mail sorting, delivery and waiting on postal customers.
    • Schedules route, meter machines and mail processing assignments; rotates assignments and routes as needed.
    • Maintains supply inventory; and orders supplies according to established departmental procedures.
    • Maintains accurate records of stamp stock and meter postage; prepares daily cash receipts forms.
    • Answers questions and resolves problems between university mail services and university employees, vendors, United States Postal Service and the public.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of postal regulations and operations.
    • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
    • Skill in scheduling and planning work of others.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Three years mailroom services experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.
      • Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license upon employment.


      Revised: 07/01/2007

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