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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7370 

Occ. Group: 112.006 

Office 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 close supervision. Work performed in handling the mail coming into a department or building, delivering outgoing mail to campus post office or business office and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Picks up or receives mail, sorts as to individual or office, and stamps each piece with date stamp.

Delivers mail to proper place.

Sorts outgoing mail as to first class or campus mail and delivers to campus post office or business office for postage.

Unpacks large shipments, checks contents against invoice, and delivers to proper place as needed.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of departmental mail regulations and procedures.

Ability to lift light to heavy weights.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the 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. Completion of the tenth grade. 

Date         Skill         Eval           
10/1/80        2     232012122

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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