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Job Title: Mail Sorter

Job Summary: We are seeking a detail-oriented Mail Sorter to join our team. The Mail Sorter will be responsible for sorting and distributing incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and other materials. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and other materials
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all mail and packages
  • Operate mail processing equipment, such as sorting machines and postage meters
  • Prepare outgoing mail and packages for shipment
  • Track and record all incoming and outgoing mail and packages
  • Assist with other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in mail sorting or related field preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Working Conditions: The Mail Sorter will work in a mailroom or similar environment. The position may require standing for extended periods of time and lifting heavy packages. The Mail Sorter may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Mail Sorter

What is the best way to find and hire a Mail Sorter near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Mail Sorter applicants. Employers posting their Mail Sorter job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Mail Sorter applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Mail Sorter are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 10 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Mail Sorter positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Mail Sorter role?
SMS has 86% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Mail Sorter job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Mail Sorters are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 108% 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 Sorter 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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