1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Mail Clerk
      Mail Officer

Collects, processes and despatches mail in an organisation.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • receives and checks incoming mail and mail bags
  • assists in the verification of registered and special articles
  • segregates and distributes mail into categories
  • sorts mail according to destinations
  • transfers mail between sorting and dock areas
  • re-wraps damaged articles
  • assists in the processing of bulk lodgements of mail
  • bundles sorted letters and ties and seals bags
  • operates mail processing equipment such as letter preparation lines, letter indexing and sorting equipment and postmarking machines

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