Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service:

Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to time stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $27,740.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,227
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -5.28 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Following Directions
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Customer Service
Technology and Tool Usage
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Controlling Machines and Processes

Process mail through postage machines or systems
Prepare outgoing mail
Operate collating machine
Operate bindery equipment
Operate printing equipment or machinery
Operate packaging or banding machine or equipment
Operate office equipment

Performing Administrative Activities

Date stamp messages, mail, or other information
Deliver items such as mail, messages, records, or files
Send information, materials or documentation
Route mail to correct destinations
Process orders for merchandise, supplies, or services
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail

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