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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

University Postal Mail Carrier

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7260

UW Job Family: 72

SOC Code: 43-5052

Pay Grade: 14

Date: July 01, 2006

Job Purpose:

Sorts, delivers, and picks up packages/mail from departments to be processed through the campus mail department for on-campus delivery or through the U.S. Post Office.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma/GED



Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

Valid Driver's License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Federal postal rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Safe driving regulations and methods.
  • Applicable University regulations.
  • Safe lifting and moving techniques and methods, either manually or with lift equipment.
  • Campus department locations.
  • Basic record keeping methods and procedures.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Move and/or lift objects weighing up to 200 pounds regularly.
  • Safely operate postal equipment including hand carts, mechanical lifts, sorting equipment, and delivery truck.
  • Pick up, deliver, and receive mail.
  • Effectively sort mail with hand and eye coordination.
  • Check, count and verify numbers.
  • Understand and follow safety regulations and procedures.
  • English reading ability for sorting mail.
  • Provide customer service by answering questions about how to wrap packages and what are the mail requirements.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Must adhere to Federal Postal Regulations; stay current with changes in Federal regulations.

Sort, carry and deliver incoming mail to campus locations.

Pick-up and prepare campus mail for delivery to federal postal system or for on-campus delivery.

As required, deliver and/or pick-up non-routine items such as Express Mail or label/bulk mailings.

Sort mail into University department's on-campus Federal Post Office boxes.

Determine and apply postage to outgoing mail; and record insured, certified and registered mail.

Supplemental Functions:

May maintain and troubleshoot problems with the mail truck.

Assist clientele with postal questions.

Deliver large items to U. S. Post Office.

Working Conditions:

Operates mail truck. Regularly exposed to indoor and outdoor conditions; subject to temperature changes, confined spaces, mechanical hazards, and noise.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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