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Postal Workers, Mail Sorters, Messengers and Couriers

Workers in this unit group collect, receive, sort and deliver mail, documents, correspondence or messages, either between or within establishments.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 17,453
£ 26,505
£ 36,268

Available jobs

In the past year there were 135,288 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Completes delivery forms, collects charges, and issues receipts for the collection and delivery of registered or recorded mail and other items.

  • Delivers mail, parcels, correspondence and other materials to specified or agreed routes and schedules.

  • Sorts mail, parcels and other incoming and outgoing material for delivery, and maintains records of material received and despatched.

  • Collects mail from post boxes, receives parcels, and collects correspondence, documents and other material from individuals, offices or other establishments.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Apple IOS

  • Warehousing

  • App Store (IOS)

  • Google Play

  • JavaScript (Programming Language)

  • Restaurant Operation

  • Aruba (Network Management Software)

  • Automation

  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

  • Python (Programming Language)

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Smartphone Operation

  • Customer Service

  • Communications

  • Detail Oriented

  • Sorting

  • Management

  • Friendliness

  • Enthusiasm

  • Operations

  • Loading And Unloading

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.