As a mail processing clerk, you are expected to prepare and sort out mail for distribution as well as hand-picking letters. You are responsible for sending and receiving emails and distributing mails throughout the organization according to the established processes and regulations. Additionally, you are in charge of stocking the mailroom with necessary supplies. Whenever packages are leaving your jurisdiction, you must ensure that they are weighed and calculate their rates. When needed, you will have to open and read mail especially if the owner permits you.
You should also maintain the records of the incoming and outgoing mails and record and document all the mails, especially for accountability and reference purposes. Before delivery to the post office, you must ensure that all postage details are correct to reduce the likelihood of mistakes. All outgoing mail must also be sealed and stamped before delivery to the respective destination. Also, you are in charge of repairing any damaged package despite your carelessness or accident.
As a mail processing clerk, you must have basic computer skills, the ability to calculate simple arithmetic, pay attention to details, and most importantly, a valid driver's license. Your average salary as a mail processing clerk yearly is $34,783, and the most important education requirement is a high school diploma certificate.