US Postal Service Philadelphia , PA 19107
Position Title: MAIL HANDLER ASSISTANT
Job Posting City/Cities: Philadelphia
Job Posting State: PA
Job Posting Start Date: 8/14/2018
Job Posting End Date: 8/19/2018
Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail and performs other duties incidental to the movement and processing of mail.
This occupation code is to be used pursuant to the provision of Article 7.1.C of the USPS and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union Agreement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Unloads mail from trucks. Separates all mail received from trucks and conveyors for dispatch to other conveying units and separates and delivers mail for delivery to distribution areas.
2.Places empty sacks or pouches on racks, labels them where prearranged or where racks are plainly marked, dumps mail from sacks, cuts ties, faces letter mail, carries mail to distributors for processing, places processed mail into sacks, removes filled sacks and pouches from racks and closes and locks sacks and pouches. Picks up sacks, pouches, and outside pieces, separates outgoing bulk mails for dispatch and loads mail onto trucks.
3.Handles and sacks empty equipment; inspects empty equipment for mail and restrings sacks.
4.Cancels stamps on parcel post, operates cancelling machines, and carries mail from cancelling machine to distribution area.
5.Assists in supply and slip rooms and operates copy machine and related office equipment. 6. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: make occasional simple distribution of parcel post mail that requires no scheme knowledge; operate electric fork lifts; rewrap damaged parcels; weigh incoming sacks; clean and sweep work areas, offices rest rooms, and trucks where work is not performed by a regular cleaner.
7.Operates equipment and machinery assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Union. 8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisor, Distribution Operations, or other designated supervisor.
MHAs are appointed and reappointed in accordance with the NPMHU National Agreement and Postal policies in Handbook EL-312, Employment and Placement. BARGAINING UNIT MAIL HANDLER KEY POSITION REFERENCE KP-0008
Note: This job posting may be closed before the date noted above if the Postal Service determines it has received a sufficient number of
applications for this posting. Therefore, interested candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.