Mail Courier
State of Nebraska

Job Info

Are you looking for a part-time opportunity with great benefits? Does the thought of sitting in a cubicle writing emails all day bore you? As a Mail Courier with the Department of Administrative Services, you will have an opportunity to be a part a team that is responsible for processing approximately 20,000 pieces of mail for the State of Nebraska each day. This position will travel about 20-40 miles per day around Lincoln to support agencies in different locations. Get your foot in the door with the State, gain some experience, or get some great health benefits - whatever it is you're looking for, you can find it with us!

Our part-time Mail Courier can expect:
• Health insurance plans (79% state-paid premiums)
• Dental and vision insurance plans
• Vacation and sick leave (accruing immediately)
• 13 paid holidays (including Arbor Day!)
• 156% (that's not a typo!) state-matched retirement
• 50% employer-paid $20,000 life insurance policy
• Military leave, civil service leave, funeral leave, and more
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF) through the Federal government
• Tuition reimbursement
• Workplace flexibility
• Employee assistance program
• Wide variety and availability of career advancement as the largest and most diverse employer in the State
• Opportunity to be part of meaningful work and make a difference through public service
• Training and development based on your career aspirations
• Fun and inviting teammates
• A safe and secure environment

At the State, we stand by our core values of treating others with dignity and respect, acting ethically in all situations, and creating an environment where our customer is our top priority. Apply to join our team today!

Location: Downtown Lincoln, NE

Schedule: There are two part-time Mail Courier positions available. One position will work 7:30am-11:30am and the other position will work 12:30pm-4:30pm.
Examples of Work
• Determine destination and means of dispatching mail, materials, or other items, determine postage and shipping costs, attach appropriate postage, and prepare shipping payments.
• Apply postal/commercial carrier regulations and employing agency/State policies to process/dispatch items, operates varied mail, materials, and/or merchandise equipment.
• Sort and distribute incoming and inter-agency mail for customers, as needed.
• Drive an 18' straight truck and cargo van to pick up and deliver mail on the mail routes, assist with shipping and receiving on the dock. This position will also sort and distribute incoming and inter-agency mail for customers, as needed.
• Perform customer service via telephone and customer counter contact.
• Other duties as assigned within the scope of the classification.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Experience in shipping and receiving, handling inventory, warehouse work, or processing mail OR Coursework or training in office support, shipping and receiving, warehouse, inventory, or mail processing practices and procedures.
PREFERRED: Experience driving and backing up a cargo van or straight truck and using forklifts and pallet jacks, both manual and electric. Experience in making delivery routes helpful. One year experience processing U.S.P.S. mail. Experience using a PC helpful.
OTHER: Must possess a valid Nebraska driver's license. Regular and reliable attendance is required for this position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have the ability to stand, bend, or stoop for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds. Must possess exceptional customer service skills and reasonable computer skills.

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