This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information
The purpose of this position is to cover vacations and other absences. This position will not have a regular schedule.
The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
The objective of UW Medicine Supply Chain Management (SCM) is to ensure our patient care experience is enhanced by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.
UW Medicine SCM has an outstanding opportunity for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY MAIL RATER (Rotating/Variable Shifts). The Mail Rater works in HMC Materials Management and is responsible for rating domestic and foreign mail for proper postage and are expected to have knowledge of United States Postal Service regulations.
The Mail Rater provides customer Service to Harborview Medical Center. Duties include:
Process bulk and individual outgoing mail from departments to domestic and foreign areas that require postage and/or special mailing classifications
Determine correct postage rates for mail
Answer questions from HMC faculty, staff, and students on proper mailing rates and schedules
Sort all incoming US mail, campus, and interdepartmental mail
Maintain the security of incoming and outgoing mail
Process incoming US and special mail (i.e., UPS & Federal Express) in a timely manner
Process interdepartmental and campus mailing in a timely manner to guarantee same-day pick-up by mail vendor
Maintain mailroom supply inventory, order supplies when needed
Stay informed on USPS rules and regulation pertaining to the processing of outgoing mail
Stay informed of institutional changes of staff and departmental locations
Request training if unsure of certain procedures
Promote UW Medicine Supply Chain Management organizational philosophy
Perform related duties as needed
High school graduation or GED certificate AND one year of experience processing United States and/or campus mail. Six months of additional experience or training as a Mail Rater, or equivalent, may substitute for required education. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.