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Become A Mailroom Assistant

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Working As A Mailroom Assistant

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Performing Administrative Activities
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $22,880

    Average Salary

What Does A Mailroom Assistant Do At Robert Half

* Receiving, sorting, and distributing incoming mail
* Metering outgoing mail and parcels
* Operating FedEx, Powership, using UPS, DHL, and bulk mail centers,
* Stocking of materials, distribution of office supplies and offering support services in the daily operations of the mailroom.
* Keeping track of meteors and money through the corporate post office account
* Picking , Packing , and shipping store supply request
* Moderate documentation reproduction
* Changing toner for copiers and printers
* Shredding documents
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* All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
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* Desktop Publishing
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* Compensation:* $11.88 to $13
* per hour

What Does A Mailroom Assistant Do At Kelly Services

* Answer/ direct calls, greet and route visitors
* Create facility work orders
* Coordinate events and in-office staff celebrations
* Order supplies, create UPS labels
* Create and distribute orientation binders
* Collect all time-sheets from employees, track vacation time

What Does A Mailroom Assistant Do At Evangelical Covenant Church

* o cleaning/clearing floors, sidewalks, parking lot and/or steps from debris and/or any waste.
* o Service, clean, or supply restrooms.
* o Washing internal glass/windows and wiping down door, door mechanics and/or walls of stains or debris.
* o Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
* o Gather and empty trash.
* o Maintain meeting room, shared spaces, Café and general office areas in
* orderly condition.
* Support the day-to-day operations of our facilities and mailroom, to include but not limited: maintenance projects; routine maintenance activities; office/office furniture set-up and breakdown; recycling program; cleaning/clearing snow or debris from entry ways and sidewalk, and/or safety checks.
* Provide shipping, receiving and transportation support during meetings and events.
* Notify and report any areas/items identified to be in need of repair, maintenance and/or pose a potential safety threat.
* Follow procedures for the use of any chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors, fixtures, furniture and property.
* Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
* Assist during safety drills and provide assistance during Emergency Response efforts and/or evacuations.
* Aid in meeting room set-up and services to ensure space and resources are prepared for engagements.
* Assist in managing inventory of resources, area and supplies of the Café and the 1st floor kitchenette (keeping inventory of coffee, kitchen supplies, cleanliness, equipment, etc.).
* Ensure work areas and storage facilities are properly maintained, organized and clean.
* Other duties as assigned

What Does A Mailroom Assistant Do At Randstad

* Read and sort mail according to addresses printed on flyers, postcards, or small packages.
* Apply labels onto mail products based on specific company requirements
* Lift and carry full boxes (about 35 lbs) of mail, unassisted, to the dock area
* Take initiative around mailroom to tidy and clean area after project is completed
* Working hours: 8:00AM
* PM M-F

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How To Become A Mailroom Assistant

High school graduates who have experience using computer software applications, such as word processing and spreadsheets, usually qualify for entry-level positions. Although most secretaries learn their job in several weeks, many legal and medical secretaries require additional training to learn industry-specific terminology. Executive secretaries usually need several years of related work experience.


High school graduates can take courses in word processing and office procedures at technical schools or community colleges. Some temporary placement agencies also provide training in word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.

Some medical and legal secretaries learn industry-specific terminology and practices by attending courses offered at community colleges or technical schools. For executive secretary positions, employers increasingly prefer to hire those who have taken some college courses or have a bachelor’s degree.


Secretaries and administrative assistants typically learn their skills through short-term on-the-job training, usually lasting a few weeks. During this time they learn about administrative procedures, including how to prepare documents. Medical and legal secretaries’ training may last several months as they learn industry-specific terminology and practices.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Executive secretaries can gain experience by working in administrative positions that have less challenging responsibilities. Many secretaries and administrative assistants advance to higher level administrative positions.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Although not required, certification can demonstrate competency to employers.

The International Association of Administrative Professionals offers the Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) certification. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of administrative work experience, depending on their level of education, and pass an examination.

Legal secretaries have several certification options. For example, those with 1 year of general office experience, or who have completed an approved training course, can acquire the Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) certification through a testing process administered by NALS (previously known as National Association of Legal Secretaries). NALS also offers the Professional Legal Secretary (PLS) certification, considered to be an advanced certification for legal support professionals.

The Certified Legal Secretary Specialist (CLSS) certification is conferred by Legal Secretaries International in areas such as intellectual property, criminal law, civil litigation, probate, and business law. Candidates typically need to have 5 years of legal experience and pass an examination to become certified.


Secretaries and administrative assistants generally advance to other administrative positions with more responsibilities, such as office supervisor, office manager, or executive secretary.

With additional training, many legal secretaries become paralegals or legal assistants.

Important Qualities

Integrity. Many secretaries and administrative assistants are trusted to handle sensitive information. For example, medical secretaries collect patient data that is required, by law, to be kept confidential in order to protect patient privacy.

Interpersonal skills. Secretaries and administrative assistants interact with clients, customers, or staff. They should communicate effectively and be courteous when interacting with others to create a positive work environment and client experience.

Organizational skills. Secretaries and administrative assistants keep files, folders, and schedules in proper order so an office can run efficiently.

Writing skills. Secretaries and administrative assistants write memos and emails when communicating with managers, employees, and customers. Therefore, they must have good grammar, ensure accuracy, and maintain a professional tone.

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Mailroom Assistant Demographics


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  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Mandarin

  • Japanese

  • Portuguese

  • German

  • Cantonese

  • Swedish

  • Chinese

  • Hebrew

  • Russian

  • Gujarati

  • Hindi

  • Polish

  • Korean

  • Italian

  • Croatian

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Top Mailroom Assistant Skills

  1. Outgoing Packages
  2. Sort
  3. Delivery Services
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Experienced with sorting, preparing and/or distributing incoming and outgoing packages.
  • Sorted and collated mail for approximately 1,900 students and faculty.
  • Pick up, sort, and deliver all USPS mail including time and authorization sensitive correspondence.
  • Assist with data entry and special Admissions Events such as Open House and Orientation.
  • Organized office supplies inventory for fellow employees.

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