Mail/Surplus Clerk

Mail/Surplus Clerk

JOB NO: 517691
CLASSIFICATION: Campus Services Generalist 2
GRADE: Grade 74
WORK TYPE: Staff Full-time
ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT: University of Alaska Anchorage
LOCATION: Anchorage
CATEGORIES: Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

UAA General Support Services includes Seawolf Postal Express (Mailroom), Central Receiving, Surplus & Relocation, Recycling, Parking Services, and the Copy & Print Center. This position provides support as a member of the Mailroom/Central Receiving team, processing and delivering mail throughout campus and assisting in mailroom counter operations. May assist in other areas of GSS as needed and deemed appropriate.


Serve as information source to UAA community regarding USPS, FedEx, UPS, and Surplus/Relocation policies and procedures. Assist campus customers to insure the most expedient, cost-effective service meets the needs of each particular customer and department. Use proper billing procedures in all areas of mail preparation and surplus/relocation services.

Assist on an as-needed basis in other areas such as Copy Center, Central/Receiving, Bulk Mail, Bindery, Relocation Services, and Property/Surplus. Assist in the training of new employees and student workers as requested.

Tracking and locating lost or delayed packages, particularly express shipments. Communicate with customer and vendor to research how package was shipped, obtain tracking number and use on-line service to find out where package was delivered and who signed for it.

Prepare outgoing mail with correct postage, including insured, certified, return receipt, international and overnight packages. Pick up University mail from Post Office and sign for Express and Certified packages. Sort incoming mail by department and name. Deliver campus mail to each department, including assisting with off- campus courier route. Includes loading/unloading of mail bins, packages, and boxes of varying sizes into and out of vehicles and on/off of counters during processing.


Excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, safe driving skills, basic computer operations.


On the job training provided. Experience processing USPS and/or express shipping services is preferred.


Valid Alaska Drivers License


This is a full-time, Grade 74, ($15.23/hr) DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Anchorage, AK

23 day(s) ago