Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, & Processing Machine Operators


Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service.
Also called: Automation Clerk, Distribution Clerk, Mail Handler, Mail Processor

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking

Personality:

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

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Address Management System AMS
  • Directory software
    Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Multi-line optical character reader OCR software
    Point of sale POS software
  • NCR Advanced Store

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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