Mail Sorter Operator


Columbia, South Carolina

25 days ago

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Job Description: Mail Sorter Operator 
Location: Columbia, SC 29223 (onsite)
Duration: 3 months assignment (temp-perm possibly)
Shift: Mon - Fri, 40hrs/week
Pay Rate: $15/hr 


Process mail by priority, based on contractual mail date, and finalize mailings for United States Postal Service (USPS) acceptance. Input sort schemes to the sorter system to obtain the best possible postage rates allowed. Sorter operators follow strict guidelines to enforce a HIPAA compliant operation, ensuring mail is sealed, undamaged, and adheres to standard safety practices in operating equipment. Mail procedures require the adherence to the USPS regulations governing mail and adherence to federal privacy regulations.

  • 60% Operate high speed sorting equipment under the direction of a supervisor of production coordinator to meet the department's daily service goals for automated outgoing mail. Estimate completion time and report anticipated delays to management team with sufficient time to adjust and meet required postal service acceptance deadlines.
  • 10% Set up equipment to meet advanced mail processing requirements for outgoing mail by utilizing the equipment's control computer console to input sort schemes and bin assignments. Make all necessary mechanical adjustments required for timely completion of 1st and 2nd pass processing.
  • 10% Execute continuous quality checks of sorted mail and examine bin-to-tray tags throughout the process. Troubleshoot equipment problems and perform operator adjustments necessary to meet USPS automation requirements. Execute timely escalation of equipment problems when necessary.
  • 10% Ensure smooth operation of the equipment by completing the required daily maintenance of the machine and conduct periodic tests and verifications of barcodes throughout the shift to ensure full acceptance by the USPS.
  • 5% Print, validate, and transmit all USPS required documentation for each mailing.
  • 5% Work closely with production coordinator and supervisor to provide best practices on barcode sorting operational fulfillment knowledge in the implementation of new lines of business and other software tools used in the department. Recommend procedures and improvements to the process.
Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Required Training: Pitney Bowes Certified Sorter Operator within 90 days of hire.
Required Work Experience: 2 years experience working in a business or government agency.
Languages: English 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $15.00/hr.

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