Snapshot

Mail Sorters receive, sort and despatch mail in organisations and postal sorting centres.
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Mail Sorters
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
14,200
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1000
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Relatively steady
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • receiving and checking incoming mail and mail bags
  • assisting with the verification of registered and special articles
  • operating mail processing equipment such as letter preparation lines, letter indexing and sorting equipment
  • performing manual sorting duties and preparing documentation for despatching mail
  • processing underpaid mail, bulk mail lodgements, express mail and other mail services
  • operating letter indexing and sorting machines, multi-line optical character machines and bar-coding equipment
  • investigating complaints regarding lost items

Job Titles

  • Mail Clerk
  • Postal Sorting Officer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Road Transport Yard Operations (Freight Handler), Certificate II in Business

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