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Mail Processor job description

A Mail Processor is a professional who moves and sorts mail in preparation for distribution. They use machinery like trucks or conveyor belts to move stacks of letters around before their final destination has been designated. 

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Refreshed on

January 12, 2022

Reviewed by

Eftychia Karavelaki

Senior Recruitment Manager


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

Mail Processor responsibilities include:

  • Sending and receiving mail
  • Distributing mail throughout the organization
  • Stocking the mailroom

Job brief

We are looking for a detail-oriented, hardworking Mail Processor who has experience in shipping and receiving to support our company’s operations. In addition, you should have basic arithmetic skills and your own driver’s license to meet the qualifications of this position.

A Mail Processor’s responsibilities include keeping records, writing reports and calculating rates. 

Ultimately, you will sort incoming and outgoing mail and make frequent stops at remote locations.


  • Unloading trucks, moving mail bags, weighing incoming sacks
  • Operating forklifts
  • Maintaining mailroom supplies
  • Packing promotional material
  • Distributing mail to different carriers
  • Calling courier services

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Mail Processor or similar role
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic arithmetic skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent

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