Mail Handler Assistant
Test required: Postal Exam 473 / 473E
Starting Wages: Vary by location
This is an employee who handles mail inside a Postal facility and who rarely sees the public.
Mail Handler Assistants load and unload containers of mail, transport mail and empty equipment throughout a Postal facility; open and empty sacks of mail; repeatedly lift and carry parcels and sacks weighing up to 70 pounds; and push rolling containers weighing up to 1,500 pounds.
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