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Correctional Mailroom Clerk

Location: Venus, TX
Job ID: 46738
Facility: Corrections

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Work with a purpose! Sanders Estes Unit located in Venus, Texas is now hiring career-minded people to assist with securing the safety of our community while positively impacting the lives of those on the inside.

Job title: Clerk – Mail Room

Facility name: Sanders Estes Unit

Location: 1100 FM 1807, Venus, TX 76084

Pay: $11.00 per hour

Work schedule: Full-time; M-F, 8 hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Career advancement assistance
  • Opportunities for job advancement

Job responsibilities: The clerk - mail room is responsible for clerical tasks, systems and procedures related to the mailroom in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential functions:

  1. Process all incoming and outgoing mail; prepare forms and maintain records and files related to offender correspondence.
  2. Sort, open, inspect and scan offender mail.  Maintain related records.  Deliver offender mail.
  3. Act as authorized courier for receipt of registered, special delivery, or other mail received for employees and/or offenders.
  4. Sort department mail.
  5. Maintain contact with US Postal Service and private mail carriers (i.e. UPS, Federal Express, etc.)
  6. Operate postal equipment and ascertain postage needed.
  7. Ensure outgoing mail is sent daily.  This may include delivery to post office or other location.
  8. Requires regular pushing and pulling of mail carts, carrying mail bins, and lifting and moving packages.
  9. Requires long periods of walking or standing.
  10. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
  11. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent or GED required.
  • One year related experience, including proficiency with various word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and computer data entry experience preferred.   
  • Valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Why: Make a real difference every day by helping to change lives.

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