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Mail Clerk

University of Puget Sound
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 5, 2023

Mail Clerk

Job ID

Mail Services

Full/Part Time


Staff Posting Details
Appointment: regular, full-time, (1.0) FTE.

Position Summary:

This position sorts incoming and outgoing mail. Provides customer service support including over-the-counter stamp sales, mailing parcels and accepting delivery and transmitting facsimile message processing. Processes delivery of mail and packages to students, staff and faculty.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Deliver student incoming and outgoing mail
• Process incoming and outgoing parcels.
• Process outgoing departmental mail on Connect + 3000 meter machine
• Conduct over the counter stamp sales.
• Process facsimile messages.
• Answer phone and in person questions regarding the status of student, faculty and staff mail.
• Research incorrectly addressed mail for correct addressing and rerouting mail to the correct address.
• Distribute and collect campus mail.
• Deliver packages to departments via golf cart
• Forward mail for students who have graduated or who are on study abroad or leave of absence.
• Lift, carry, push and pull one to 50 pound items on a regular basis.
• Sit and Stand on a regular basis.
• Execute cashier transactions, including giving change and counting the till.
• Make daily deposits.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise work-study students

Budget Responsibilities


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work independently
• Ability to understand complex Postal Service, Federal Express and United Parcel Service procedures, rates, and regulations
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to use personal computers, telephones, fax equipment, calculators and mail metering equipment


• High School diploma or G.E.D
• Customer service and cash handling experience highly desired
• One year of relevant experience

Compensation and Benefits:

The range for this position is $15.74 - $15.91 per hour. Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package for eligible staff employees, including:

• Medical, dental, and vision
• Life insurance and long-term disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Retirement plan options and 403(b) contributions
• Paid vacation, floating holiday, and campus bonus holidays
• Education benefits, such as full tuition for eligible employees and their families
• Access to university facilities and entertainment (fitness center, pool, library, concerts, lectures and more!)

Please note:

-Positions that work less than .75 FTE (1,560 hours per year) do not qualify for long-term disability or education benefits.
-Positions that work less than .50 FTE (1,040 hours per year) will accrue paid sick leave but are not eligible for additional benefits.
-Temporary positions that work at least .50 FTE (1,040 hours per year) will be eligible for benefits after 6 months of continuous employment.

This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

For more information on Puget Sound's non-exempt staff benefits package, visit:

Application Deadline: Review of application materials will be immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Required Documents:
• Resume
• Letter of Interest

Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of all required background checks. All new hires will be required to submit proof of current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from the university.

Diversity Statement:

• We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
• We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
• We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit:

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.

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