Mail Courier (administrative Assistant Ii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$37,582.48 - $62,638.16 Annually
Mar 18, 2023
Mar 31, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Are you passionate about the mission of local government? Fairfax County's Department of Information Technology (DIT) is currently seeking a Mail Courier within the County’s Document Services Division.

Serves as an integral role within Mail Services division of DIT. This position will provide support to county agencies in fulfilling their needs of receiving comprehensive mail support. The Mail Services department handles more than 25 million pieces of mail a year.

Provides a combination of mail processing and delivery services in a team environment. Provides delivery and pickup services to remote county offices on one of four defined routes. Sorts and organizes interoffice mail. Serves as a backup resource on other defined routes. Makes deliveries of completed bulk mail products to USPS processing centers and retrieves mail from multiple post office locations. Assists in the preparation of bulk mail products via the operation of high-speed inserters and other mail preparation equipment. Customer base includes all county departments plus offices of the elected Board of Supervisors. Must be able and willing to work during unfavorable weather conditions when county offices are open. Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: The assigned functional areas of the position are mail services and/or mail processing.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and one year of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).

A valid motor vehicle driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Two or more years of experience delivering inter-office mail, parcels, etc. for a large organization. Knowledge of USPS regulations related to caller service and PO box pickups, bulk mail processing, and certified mail handling. Ability to operate mail processing machinery such as inserters, postage applicators, etc. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, while maintaining attention to detail. Excellent customer service skills.

Ability to lift material and containers weighing up to 70 pounds. Work is generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.