Large companies that have a centralized headquarters or corporate hub typically hire a mailroom clerk or clerks to oversee the flow of bills, payments, and other mail. Mail clerks are charged with receiving, sorting, and sometimes opening the incoming mail deliveries. They are also usually responsible for distributing the mail to the proper recipients within the company. A mailroom clerk typically sorts incoming mail by department or receiving individual. In many companies, the clerk also opens and sorts mail such as invoices for accounts payable departments.
Mailroom Clerk Tasks
Duties include time stamping, opening, reading, sorting, and routing incoming mail; sealing, stamping, and affixing postage to outgoing mail or packages; and keeping necessary records.
Weighs packages or letters, computes charges using weight scale and rate chart.
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution.