Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary
Under moderate supervision, delivers mail and supplies at various Metro locations.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Sorts, weighs, bundles, and labels Metro mail
  • Operates Metro vehicle to pick up and deliver mail and supplies to various Metro locations
  • Loads and unloads mail and supplies to and from Metro vehicle
  • Records beginning and ending mileage in logbook
  • Operates inserting and labeling machine
  • Uses pushcart in delivering mail within headquarters building
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
  • General office practice and procedures
  • Vehicle operation rules and regulations
  • Safety rules to be observed

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Sorting, weighing, bundling, transporting, and distributing mail and supplies
  • Communicating effectively with others
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
  • Safely operate Metro vehicles
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Do repetitive bending, stooping, and lifting
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

  • None required

  • None required

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • Possession of a Forklift Certification/License preferred; training will be provided once hired.
  • Valid California Class C Driver License
Special Conditions
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
  • Exposure to outdoor weather including extreme heat, cold, dampness and/or humidity

Physical Effort Required
  • Walking (distance 5' to 100')
  • Crawling, crouching, squatting, stooping and/or kneeling
  • Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees
  • Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping Pushing and/or pulling
  • Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less
  • Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs.
  • Climbing (e.g., ladders, scaffolds, stairs, poles, into vehicles, etc.)
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required


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This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.