Postal Clerk

Rochester, NY


Performs postal duties in a University mailroom and through a United States Postal Services (USPS) contracted retail location.


  • Routes all types of mail including: USPS First Class, flats, magazines and Interoffice mail which requires knowledge of departments, names of persons, etc. Records and signs for packages; completes searches to determine proper receiving office and forwards or returns to sender in accordance with own judgment and/or predetermined instructions. Attention to detail and understanding of Staff Finder/Global systems. Responsibilities are completed with oversight until required knowledge of University is developed, generally after a 1 year in the role.

  • Sets up all pulls/runs of outgoing mail for USPS and outside couriers. Distributes incoming and outgoing mail for all off site areas.

  • Responsible for USPS services at the retail window, including sales of stamps and post cards, processing of Priority and Certified mail, Signature confirmation, media mail, International Mail, and Extra International Services. Completes mandatory USPS training. Reads postage meter machine charges, makes tape of daily charges on meter and accounts for receipts and disbursements. Prepares audit reports and accountability for cash and stamps. Completes responsibilities with oversight until required knowledge of postal procedures is developed, generally after 1 year in the role.

  • Advises patrons about applicable postal regulations such as classes of mail, foreign mailings, insuring mail and assists them in complying with the regulations. May schedule special mail pickups or deliveries. Keeps area clean.


  • High school diploma required

  • 1-year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 15.00 - $ 19.86 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Health Sciences
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 004 Post Office Med Ctr
Schedule: 8 AM-4:30 PM

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