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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4385 

Occ. Group: 112.498 

Mail Distribution Clerk

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 close supervision. Work performed in distributing incoming mail to proper mail slot box and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Cases incoming mail by placing every piece in a bin with slots arranged in numerical order.

Puts mail into mail boxes and ensures that mail for intended agree with name and box number on the box label.

Checks name and box numbers for accuracy in the directory.

Replaces box labels to ensure accurate labeling of boxes.

Returns or forwards unassigned box mail.

Sorts, cases, and places in proper box all intra-campus mail.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of campus postal procedures as they apply to mail distribution.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

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. Graduation from a standard high school. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
10/1/80        1     222012112

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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