Postal Service Clerks


Perform any combination 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.
Also called: Clerk, Postal Clerk, Sales and Service Associate (SSA), Window/Distribution Clerk

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Accounting software
  • Budgeting software
    Point of sale POS software
  • NCR Advanced Store
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Delivery operations information system DOIS

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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