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Part Time Mail Carrier, UMKC Mail Services, 27965

Hiring Department

UMKC Mail Services

Job Description

The UMKC Mail Services team is part of the Division of Finance & Administration. Our office provides courier services between the UM campuses and bulk mail preparations. We're seeking a part time Mail Carrier to perform work involving the sorting, delivering and collection of U.S. mail, campus mail, and accountable mail to and from designated buildings and offices of the UMKC Volker and Hospital Hill campus in accordance with prescribed routes.

Key responsibilities:
  • Accurately sort incoming mail and distribute to various departments.
  • Collect and prepare outgoing mail and examine returned mail pieces.
  • May deliver and obtain signed receipt for accountable mail (certified, registered, insured, Express and returned UPS parcels.)
  • Coordinate courier services between Volker campuses and Hospital Hill.
  • Operate mail vehicles and perform general preventive maintenance (e.g. fill fuel tanks, change tires, etc. as required).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A high school diploma or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A valid Missouri driver’s license.
  • Good physical health to withstand walking occasionally under adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift and carry a maximum of 70 pounds.
  • Above average hand-to-eye coordination.
  • Ability to deal with people in a courteous manner.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in mail room operations
Full Time/Part Time

Part time, non-benefit-eligible, staff position.


Up to $15.05 per hour, commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity.


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.


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