Mail Handler - Postal Service
Company: Postal Job Placement
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Join the US Postal Service in less than 2 weeks, and be a valued
team member in one of America's largest, most prestigious, and
highest paid work forces. The average postal worker makes just over
$72K a year, with federal benefits, retirement, paid vacations,
paid training, and a lifetime of positional and compensation
advancement potential. Starting pay ranges up to $27/hr including
federal benefits, plus paid overtime. A high school diploma is NOT
required. There are 4 entry level positions. Each may lead to any
position you prefer at the USPS. They include Window Clerk, Mail
Handler, Mail Processor and Mail Carrier.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- The Mail Handler is responsible for sorting mail of all classes
received from delivery vehicles and conveyers for processing at
- The Mail Handler delivers mail designated for other
distribution areas (may require operation of forklift).
- The Mail Handler Unloads mail items from sacks and pouches and
then loads them into appropriate containers for processing.
- The Mail Handler manages cancelling machines, cancels stamps on
designated items, and delivers mail from machines to assigned
- The Mail Handler is responsible for operating other Mail
Handler equipment and machinery as needed.
- The Mail Handler provides support as needed in supply room and
- The Mail Handler must maintain clean, neat, and professional
appearance which includes wearing the approved uniform.
Responsible for loading, unloading, and moving mail by the
Must be 18 years old or 16 years old with high school diploma.
Must be US citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of American
Samoa or other US territory.
Ability to pass criminal background check, drug screening, and
Must be registered with Selective Service (if applicable).
Up to $18.64 per hour paid bi-weekly
Candidates must successfully complete and receive a pass rating of
the Virtual Entry Assessment - MH (475) for Mail Handlers. When the
candidate is invited to take the assessment, directions will be
provided via email.
The Postal Inspection Service conducts a criminal background check
by utilizing United States information and data resources only
(FBI, fingerprint check, state and county checks). The
investigation covers a 5 years inquiry for any location where the
candidate lived, was employed, or went to school within the US or
Candidates are required to be physically able to perform the duties
of the position in an efficient manner with or without reasonable
accommodation. Duties may include long periods of standing,
walking, pushing, and reaching. Candidates may also handle mail
containers weighing up to 70 pounds.
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