Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary
Under moderate supervision, sorts, opens, date stamps, photocopies, and distributes mail and other materials.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Sorts, opens, date stamps, and distributes mail
  • Operates photocopy machines and duplicates materials
  • Files invoices, packing slips, and purchase orders
  • Files correspondence, reports, and close of file memoranda
  • Orders and maintains inventory of stationery and printing supplies
  • Assists in monitoring the paper feeding, inking, and folding processes of press operation
  • Loads and unloads stock of paper before, during, and after production
  • Receives and ties finished materials from large presses and places them in boxes for shipment
  • 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
  • Reproduction equipment
  • Safety rules to be observed

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Operating reproduction equipment utilized in assignment
  • 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)
  • File materials alphabetically, chronologically, and numerically
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Travel to offsite locations
  • 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

  • Six months of relevant experience performing general clerical duties
  • Six months of relevant experience performing press-related duties and ability to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds is required for some assignments

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • 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
  • Typical office situation
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen
  • Stockroom or warehouse
  • High dust, dirt, and/or grease environment
  • High noise environment
  • Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes
  • Exposure to explosives and/or highly flammable materials
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals, solvents, and/or gases
  • Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles
  • Extensive safety training and/or use of protective devices and personal protective gear
  • Work irregular hours, weekends or holidays
  • Work after designated regular hours in case of special assignments or emergencies

Physical Effort Required
  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Standing
  • Walking (distance 5' to 100')
  • Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees
  • Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping
  • Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less
  • Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs.
  • Heavy lifting or carrying 51 lbs. or more with assistance
  • Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, or turning hands, but without finger dexterity
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction
  • Using equipment requiring high hand and finger dexterity
  • Safely use sharp objects and tools
  • 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.