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SC Department of Public Safety Postal Specialist in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under general supervision performs standard distribution and receiving functions for agency postal services. Receives, sorts and distributes incoming mail, processes outgoing mail and inter and intra-departmental distribution for the department, and processes undeliverable mail according to the Mail Markup Manual. Operates a postal van. Picks-up, transports and delivers financial documents and data to the Comptroller General's Office and picks-up, transports and delivers computer materials for Information Systems. Posts outgoing US Mail and delivers to Post Office. Operates postal equipment and maintains accountability of postage. Maintains supply of envelopes and other necessary supplies. Responsible for the cleanliness and orderliness of mailroom. Handles special mailings for DJJ offices. Mails boxes of personal items to juvenile's homes for Rehabilitative Services. Assists in maintaining agency address labels on the computer. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements: A high school diploma. Related work experience may be substituted for a high school diploma.

Agency Requirements: A high school diploma and a valid SC driver's license. Related work experience may be substituted for a high school diploma.

Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy on or before the HR processing date.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of policies, regulations and procedures for handling mail. Knowledge of filing systems and the maintenance of office records. Skill in the operation of a motor vehicle. Skill in the operation of postal meters and scales. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Employee must be able to perform assigned duties independently and professionally under general supervision. Informal and formal conferences as required. Must be able to work to meet deadlines. Must be able to bend, stoop, and lift up to 50 lbs. as needed or on a consistent basis. Must be able to work in an environment with incarcerated juveniles. This position performs job duties relating to the custody, control, transportation, or recapture of juveniles within the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile justice, and the employee may have direct and indirect contact with juveniles within the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile justice. Training applicable to these duties will be provided.

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children
  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

Additional Comments

Applications are incomplete if you fail to answer all supplemental questions, education and work history. Incomplete applications are not referred to hiring managers. Applications are accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the stated closing date.

You will be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver's license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Please provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. A resume may be attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.

Salary: $18,593.00 - $34,402.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 107088

Closing: 2/4/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: AB10

Position Number: 60032225(107088)

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 2

Hiring Range - Min.: $18,595.00

Opening Date: 11/04/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply online at Follow the status of your application online.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

Address: P O Box 21069 4900 Broad River Road, Building 2007 Columbia, South Carolina, 29221-1069

Phone: 803-896-5600