Mail Svc Worker-U

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >


You are invited to submit an application to be considered for one of multiple vacancies of the same position.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

Process incoming and outgoing mail; deliver, pick up, load, and carry mail; open, check and distribute mail; perform clerical tasks related to processing mail.

Essential Functions
  • Operate machines to process or hand process incoming and outgoing mail (e.g., address, package or stuff; sort; stamp bundle; tie; register; weigh, etc.).
  • Deliver or pick up mail (via vehicle or walking route), parcels and messages; load and carry mail and parcels. Deliver registered, certified or insured mail and obtain necessary signatures.
  • Receive, open, sort, stamp, and distribute incoming mail.
  • Perform clerical tasks related to processing mail (e.g., sell stamps; provide information, maintain records concerning mail sent or received; compile postage meter and income volume reports; copy materials to be mailed); inventory supplies.
  • Assist in the maintenance and care of department equipment.
  • Perform miscellaneous clerical tasks related to office procedures (e.g., copy work; maintain office files or records; distribute copies).
  • May be required to accept cast and make change for sell of postage stamps.
  • May work rotating shifts.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Trainings/Certifications

Current, valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

Required Experience
  • Three (3) months continuous mail processing experience or three (3) months UC mail processing experience, including customer service experience.
  • Ability to read and write common vocabulary.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Often
  • Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.

 Shift: Varies    Starting Pay Rate: $$15.00 per hour    Post Probationary Rate: $

Application Deadline: 


Application Information

Candidacy for this role will be determined by:

  • A COMPLETE APPLICATION: Your application MUST indicate material evidence of having the experience, skills, or education required for this position. Document all dates of employment, description of relevant duties, and full-time/part-time status. The complete application will be the sole criteria used by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which is based on the minimum qualifications listed above.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Eligibility scores and rank will be determined by grading the applicant’s related work history and education.   
  • EXAMINATION:  Application/resume will be reviewed by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which will be based on the minimum qualifications listed above. All qualifying applicants will be notified of the date and time of the written examination via email. Applicants that pass the written examination will be notified regarding next steps. All applicants must show valid photo identification to take the exam.


Do you have active passing test scores on file with HR for this job title? If you would like to qualify for this position using those test scores, upload a letter to the “Additional Documents” section stating your name, address, test score, exam date, and expiration date.


Please note that the preferred method of communication is by email – make sure we have an email on file that you regularly check.


Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit? To receive additional credit for military service you must have a DD214 stating you received an Honorable Discharge and must send us a copy. To receive credit do one of the following:   

  • Upload a copy of the DD214 to the Additional Documents section of your application (a photo from your phone is acceptable).
  • Within 3 days of the posting close date:
    • email a copy to
    • fax a copy to 513-556-9652
    • bring a copy to our office - University Hall, 51 Goodman Drive, Suite 340 (third floor).


    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


    As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


    REQ: 71461


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