1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 5614 MAIL SORTERS


    MAIL SORTERS receive, sort and despatch mail in organisations and postal sorting centres.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • receiving and checking incoming mail and mail bags
    • assisting with the verification of registered and special articles
    • operating mail processing equipment such as letter preparation lines, letter indexing and sorting equipment
    • performing manual sorting duties and preparing documentation for despatching mail
    • processing underpaid mail, bulk mail lodgements, express mail and other mail services
    • operating letter indexing and sorting machines, multi-line optical character machines and bar-coding equipment
    • investigating complaints regarding lost items

    Occupations:
      561411 Mail Clerk
      561412 Postal Sorting Officer

561411 MAIL CLERK

    Alternative Title:
      Mail Officer

    Collects, sorts and despatches mail within an organisation.

    Skill Level: 5


561412 POSTAL SORTING OFFICER

    Receives, sorts and despatches mail in a post office or postal sorting centre.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisation:

      Parcel Post Officer


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