Supervisor, Mail Sort/Delivery/Dispatch

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00140PO17 Classification Title Postal Center Director I Internal Title Supervisor, Mail Sort/Delivery/Dispatch Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Postal Services Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Mon – Fri 5:00 am – 1:30 pm

Requires working beyond normal scheduled work hours, some holidays and weekends during peak times and hazardous weather conditions.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Reporting to Operations Lead Supervisor, maintains daily supervision, coordination, dispatch of inbound and inter-campus mail/parcels for departments and 8600 student mailboxes including assisting in these processes and entry of parcels in package tracking system. Key holder responsibilities include but not limited to site security, daily operational start up, delivery dispatch and supervision/management of employees on daily basis. Assists and provides support in all aspect of daily operation including mail sorting/dispatching/delivery/collection/processing, entry of parcels in package tracking system, assisting at Customer Retail Counter providing postage sales and shipping services and US Passport services. Position requires extended periods of physical demands associated with mail delivery/collection/processing/dispatching, including heavy lifting up to but not limited to 85 lbs. Ability to operate a delivery van and straight box truck with lift gate under varying weather conditions and congested areas of campus required. Prepares and maintains daily, weekly and monthly reports/spreadsheets.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 3 years of work experience in postal, courier or delivery operations.

Prior supervisor and/or management experience required. Valid SC Driver's License, good driving record and the ability to operate delivery van and straight box truck with lift gate throughout USC Columbia campus under varying conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in postal operations environment and/or University or College environment.

Three (3) yrs of work experience in postal courier or postal delivery operations.


Knowledge of USPS and UPS regulations and experience working in mailing and shipping operations. Fast paced environment requires ability to multi-task performing under stress at times to meet daily operational deadlines. Above average experience working with computers and software programs. Ability to collect, format and edit data for management information reports. Requires well developed human relations, good oral and written communication skills and a professional attitude. Dexterity, good reading and comprehension skills.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/21/0017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/03/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Prior experience in supervisor and/or management capacity of operations and employees on daily basis required.

Experience working in postal operation in either University and/or College environment preferred.

Background check will be conducted prior to job offer.

Valid Driver's License and good driving record required. Applicant will be required to provide a certified copy of 10 year driving record upon job offer.

USC Postal Service will contact current and prior employers regarding work history, ethics and dependability.
Professional references must include current and prior employment, supervisor's name and daytime contact phone number. Personal references will not be considered in lieu of employment references.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your customer service experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience in driving a delivery van and straight box truck with lift gate?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you able to physically lift and carry up to but not limited to 85 lbs, including other constant physical demands of bending, climbing, kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching, squatting, standing and walking for extended periods of time?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Describe how you handle and prioritize multiple requests/tasks while maintaining a high level of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your computer experience in detail, including software used and how comfortable you are with learning and working with new and varied software. Elaborate on any experience you have with computerized mailing equipment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have 3 years of supervisory and/or management experience in overall operations and employees? If so, please briefly elaborate on your supervisory/management experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you have any retail point of sale experience? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Describe in detail any work experience in University/College, postal courier or delivery operations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Do you have a High school diploma and 3 years of work experience in postal, courier or delivery operations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3


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