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Mail Handler job description

A Mail Handler is a professional who works in a mailroom and oversees the delivery of packages in an organization.


Use this Mail Handler job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

Mail Handler responsibilities include:

  • Preparing large batches of mail for distribution
  • Sorting and canceling mail using relevant machinery
  • Loading and unloading trucks

Job brief

We are looking for a Mail Handler to join our team and oversee the operations of our mailroom. They will help mail team members sort parcels that arrive at the mailroom, organize the supply room and keep the work area clean. 

A Mail Handler’s responsibilities include using machinery to sort and separate parcels, operating forklifts and other equipment and ensuring that all mail is delivered in a timely manner.

Ultimately, you will work with other mailroom workers to receive, sort and distribute mail throughout the organization.


  • Distributing mail to various carriers
  • Operating copy machine and other office equipment
  • Keeping work areas clean and neat
  • Making occasional deliveries

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Mail Handler or similar role
  • Good health and physical fitness to move parcels throughout your shift
  • Availability to work night shifts and weekends
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

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