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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4383 

Occ. Group: 

Lead Mail Carrier

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in processing mail, operating postage meters, reporting mail count and dollar volume for all postage meters daily. Oversees operations of mail room activities in absence of supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Sorts and delivers mail for designated areas.

Operates machine to "string tie" bulk mail.

Operates postage meter machines for letters and bulk mail.

Takes daily count of mail and postage volume for all postage meters.

Monitors dollar volume of postage meters.

Takes postage meters to main post office branch monthly to have additional dollar volume set on meters.

Upon absence of supervisor, oversees daily operation of mail room activities. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of daily mail room operations.

Ability to operate mail room equipment.

Ability to process mail expediently.

Ability to assist mail clerks during peak time periods.

Ability to oversee mail room activities as needed. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. High school graduate with one year experience in mail room operations. 

Date         Skill         Eval             
3/9/88          4     233122113

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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