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EOC Mail Message Services Worker, Level 1 (Provisional)

The Manhattan Education Opportunity Center is located in Harlem at the 125th Street location.

JOB ID #: 8164

ISSUE DATE: 06/04/2013

CLOSING DATE: 07/09/2013


Provides and may supervise mail and related services in an Educational Opportunity Center (EOC).

There is one Assignment Level for this position.  All personnel perform related work.  This specification describes typical assignments in this position; related duties may be assigned as needed.


Under supervision, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, utilizing manual and/or electronic postal equipment and procedures:

- Receives sorts and distributes mail or other packages.  Signs package receipts.

- Loads unloads, lifts and moves mail and packages.

- Prepares sorts and labels outgoing mail.

- Assists in packing and unpacking of all kinds of packages that can be processed through the US Postal Service and other delivery services.

- Picks up and delivers interoffice or intra-office mail/parcels.

- Inserts letters or other material into envelopes manually or using automated equipment.

- Computes required postage, and stamps outgoing mail and/or operates office machines to process mail.

- Acts as a messenger, both on and off location.

- May visit Post Office to conduct business related to mail delivery and postage.

- Delivers meters to Post Office for resetting.

- Answers routine queries from users of mail services.

- Gets mail and/or packages registered and/or insured.

- Operates office machines such as copiers and postage meters.

- Makes scheduled trips for deliveries or collections; if necessary, operates various kinds of motor vehicles to carry mail or parcels.

- Reports any noticeable mechanical defects in motor vehicle and/or in office equipment they utilize.

- Operates telephone equipment, including automated directories and telephone features.

- Maintains mail directories of all employees at the Campus.

- Keeps other required records.

- Uses computer, if necessary, to perform routine tasks e.g., reports, expenses, and postage. Depending on office policy may utilize electronic mail to communicate with campus personnel regarding the status of mail deliveries.

- May function as a lead worker, supervise mail service activities, or supervise part time and/or student employees working in service area.

This position will report to the Coordinator of Operations.
- Receives and ships goods and materials including loading, unloading, and assembling of materials.
- Prepares/maintains daily report of goods received/shipped.
- Maintains book room including distribution of books to students.
- Keeps proper records of inventory including equipment, office supplies and books.
- Assists in maintaining inventory of books and supplies and makes necessary adjustments in database.
- Operates and maintains log of EOC vehicle usage.
- Prepares supply requisitions.
- Some lifting required.



A four-year high school diploma or its equivalent, plus six months of full time office experience in mail services area. The person must be able to communicate in English.

A Motor Vehicle Driver's License, valid in the State of New York, may be required for some, but not all positions.
Preferred Qualifications include:
- Experience tracking/entering data in database system
- Understanding and experience with Excel and Microsoft Office


New Hire:  $24,205*
Incumbent:  $27,352

*This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months of employment only.

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