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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks in post office: Sells postage stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes.

  • 2) Issues money orders.

  • 3) Registers and insures mail and computes mailing costs of letters and parcels.

  • 4) Places mail into pigeonholes of mail rack, or into bags, according to state, address, name of person, organization, or other scheme.

  • 5) Examines mail for correct postage and cancels mail, using rubber stamp or canceling machine.

  • 6) Weighs parcels and letters on scale and computes mailing cost based on weight and destination.

  • 7) Records daily transactions.

  • 8) Receives complaints concerning mail delivery, mail theft, and lost mail, completes and routes appropriate forms for investigation.

  • 9) Answers questions pertaining to mail regulations or procedures.

  • 10) Posts circulars on bulletin board for public information; distributes public announcements; and assists public in complying with other federal agency requirements, such as registration of aliens.

  • 11) May drive motorcycle or light truck to deliver special delivery letters.

  • 12) May be employed in remote retail store contracted by post office to provide postal services and be designated Contract-Post-Office Clerk.




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Job Number: 7720