Will “Mail Forwarding System Markup Clerk” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
79% Chance of Automation
“Mail Forwarding System Markup Clerk” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #430 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-5053.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 49,710.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 23.00
- Currently, there are 110,770 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators”.
Also Known As…
- Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
- Small Package and Bundle Sorter Clerk (SPBS Clerk)
- Parcel Post Distribution Machine Operator (PDPMO)
- Mail Processor
- Mail Processing Clerk
- Mail Handler Equipment Operator
- Mail Handler
- Flat Sorting Machine Clerk (FSM Clerk)
- Distribution Clerk
- Computer Forwarding System Markup Clerk (CFS Markup Clerk)
- Automation Clerk
- ZMT Operator (Zip Mail Translator Operator)
- Sorting Machine Operator
- Postal Transportation Clerk
- Postal Service Mail Processor
- Post Office Markup Clerk
- Operations Label Clerk
- Mailing Section Clerk
- Mail Weigher
- Mail Sorter
- Mail Opener
- Mail Handler Sorter
- Mail Examiner
- Mail Distributor
- Mail Distribution Scheme Examiner
- Mail Distribution Clerk
- Letter Sorting Machine Operator (LSM Operator)
- General Expeditor
- Flat Sorter Processor
- File Conversion Operator
- Equipment Operator
- Dead Mail Checker
Tasks for “Mail Forwarding System Markup Clerk”
- Direct items according to established routing schemes, using computer-controlled keyboards or voice-recognition equipment.
- Dump sacks of mail onto conveyors for culling and sorting.
- Open and label mail containers.
- Cancel letter or parcel post stamps by hand.
- Rewrap soiled or broken parcels.
- Sort odd-sized mail by hand, sort mail that other workers have been unable to sort, and segregate items requiring special handling.
- Train new workers.
- Bundle, label, and route sorted mail to designated areas, depending on destinations and according to established procedures and deadlines.
- Clear jams in sorting equipment.
- Weigh articles to determine required postage.
- Search directories to find correct addresses for redirected mail.
- Operate various types of equipment, such as computer scanning equipment, addressographs, mimeographs, optical character readers, and bar-code sorters.
- Accept and check containers of mail from large volume mailers, couriers, and contractors.
- Load and unload mail trucks, sometimes lifting containers of mail onto equipment that transports items to sorting stations.
- Move containers of mail, using equipment such as forklifts and automated "trains".
- Check items to ensure that addresses are legible and correct, that sufficient postage has been paid or the appropriate documentation is attached, and that items are in a suitable condition for processing.
- Distribute incoming mail into the correct boxes or pigeonholes.
Related Technology & Tools
- Mail sorting machines
- Mail trucks
- Copy machines
- Postage marking machines
- Electric material moving tractors
- Voice recognition equipment
- Delivery point packagers
- Conveyor belts
- Packaging machines
- Laser facsimile machines
- Barcode sorters
- General purpose mail containers
- Small parcel bundle sorter machines
- Mail scales
- Hand-pushed carts
- Computer data input scanners
- Personal computers
- Multi-position letter sorting machines
- Mail processing machines
- Automatic airline assignment systems
- Compact assignment machines
- Optical character readers
- Mail canceling machines
- Automatic pallet unloaders
- Warehouse forklifts
- Barcode scanners
- Conveyor sorting systems
- Postal automated redirection systems
- Point of sale workstations
- Delivery Operations Information System DOIS
- Time and Attendance Collection System TACS
- Address Management System AMS
- Directory software
- Multi-line optical character reader OCR software
- NCR Advanced Store
- Electronic Time Clock ETC
- Delivery Routing System DRS
- Barcode reader software
- Automated Package Processing System APPS