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State Mail Handler

Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/06
Posting End Date: 2024/07/21
Category: Administration
Sub Category: Transportation
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.17
Maximum Salary: 17.17
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Department of Administration - State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Looking for a solid work/life balance, steady paycheck, great benefits, and an opportunity to serve the great state of Idaho? The Department of Administration currently has an opening in the Postal Services team for Shipping & Receiving Materials Handlers located in the Capitol Mall area in beautiful downtown Boise. A valid driver's license and the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds is required. The ability to type at least 30 words per minute is ideal. 

We serve Idaho by promoting responsible government through expert customer support.

 Example of Duties: 

  • FAST paced team environment! 
  • Never a dull moment with the opportunity to learn a variety of different functions and maybe even get a little exercise doing it! 
  • Opportunity to operate intricate machines like a document folder, inserter, flat sorter, and letter sorter. 
  • Sort, deliver, and pick up mail to and from the post office and interdepartmental sites. 
  • Process, weigh, and meter all classes of mail using metering equipment and scales. 
  • Process bulk mail and First Class Presort per US Postal rules and regulations. 
  • Provide outstanding customer service and support to a broad customer base that includes other state agencies, lawmakers and universities that rely on our services every day. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Some knowledge of: 

  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. 


  • Handling, storing, and shipping materials or supplies; 
  • operating material handling equipment; 
  • accessing information on a computer; 
  • reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness. 

Willingness to: 

  • Be trained on the operation of power and/or hand tools; 
  • greet individuals, answer phones, and provide information to customers; 
  • bend, stoop, lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds; 
  • stand and walk continuously throughout an 8 hour shift; 
  • work in dusty and dirty conditions; handle and store hazardous materials; 
  • clean and maintain a safe working environment. 

Specialty MQ: 

  • A valid driver's license is required. 

Supplemental Information: 

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a fingerprint-based background check. 

This position will also interact with a diverse customer base and must be able to interact in a non-partisan manner when working in political environments. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Department of Administration! 

If you have questions about this position please contact us at: 

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 208.332.1819 


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.