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Job Title: Mail Handler Assistant

Job Summary: The Mail Handler Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the processing and distribution of mail within the organization. This includes sorting, delivering, and collecting mail, as well as operating mail processing equipment and maintaining accurate records of mail transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sort and distribute incoming mail to appropriate departments or individuals
  • Collect outgoing mail and ensure it is properly labeled and prepared for delivery
  • Operate mail processing equipment, such as postage meters and sorting machines
  • Maintain accurate records of mail transactions, including postage expenses and delivery times
  • Assist with the preparation of bulk mailings, including stuffing envelopes and affixing labels
  • Respond to inquiries from staff and external customers regarding mail delivery and processing
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Mail Handler Supervisor


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in mail handling or related field preferred
  • Ability to operate mail processing equipment and computer software
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to lift and move heavy mail sacks and packages
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays as needed

Physical Demands: The Mail Handler Assistant will be required to stand, walk, and lift heavy objects on a regular basis. They may also be required to operate mail processing equipment for extended periods of time.

Work Environment: The Mail Handler Assistant will work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and deadlines. They may be exposed to dust, noise, and other environmental factors associated with mail processing facilities.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: The Mail Handler Assistant will be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings, and paid time off.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Mail Handler Assistant

What is the best way to find and hire a Mail Handler Assistant near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Mail Handler Assistant applicants. Employers posting their Mail Handler Assistant job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Mail Handler Assistant applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Mail Handler Assistant are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 11 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Mail Handler Assistant positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Mail Handler Assistant role?
SMS has 100% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Mail Handler Assistant job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Mail Handler Assistants are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 190% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Mail Handler Assistant applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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