Postal Associate I
This position performs a variety of tasks in a post office, such as receive letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes; fill out and sell money orders; place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags; and examine mail for correct postage.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Keep money drawers in order, and record and balance daily transactions.
- Receive, sort and deliver by motor vehicle, mail to the departments and residence halls on the University of Florida Campus
- Weigh letters and parcels, compute mailing costs based on type, weight, and destination, and affix correct postage.
- Obtain signatures from recipients of registered or special delivery mail.
- Register, certify, and insure letters and parcels.
- Sell and collect payment for products such as stamps, prepaid mail envelopes, and money orders.
- Place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags; and examine mail for correct postage.
Education and Experience
A high school diploma and one years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Licensure and Certification
This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.
- Knowledge Of Organization
- Service Excellence
- Effective Communications
- Accuracy And Attention To Detail
- Managing Multiple Priorities
- Relationship Management
- Postal Item Record Management
- Desktop Tools
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