General Clerk with Driving

    • Job Tracking ID: 512251-730086
    • Job Location: Atlanta, GA
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 12, 2020
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Job Description:

Tommy Nobis Center Mission: Empowering People Through Employment

Vision: Tommy Nobis Center envisions supportive communities where people with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to work.

Tommy Nobis Center is a Veteran Friendly Employer

Position Summary:

The Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) General Clerk is responsible for a wide variety of services related to incoming and outgoing mail. Provides receipt and screening of all incoming USPS, UPS, and FedEx mail. Security scanning, screening and sorting of all incoming, interoffice interagency, e-certified, metered, registered, and foreign mail, which is then delivered to designated locations. Ability to drive to local CDC campuses.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Screening all incoming and interoffice mail
  • Receiving incoming mail from the CDC Mail Screening Facility
  • Sorting incoming and interoffice mail
  • Delivery and pickup per agreement with CDC
  • Metering outgoing mail
  • Presenting mail to USPS
  • Provide special on campus hand carry of packages upon request
  • Process FedEx and UPS packages
  • Re-address undeliverable mail bearing incomplete or incorrect addresses
  • Basic computer skills for email and address/directory lookup
  • Must meet established standards of quality and productivity with/without supervision
  • Must maintain a good attendance record
  • Perform other related tasks and duties as assigned by the Mailroom Project Manager and Supervisor


  • Six months experience in a mailroom or inventory control setting helpful, but not required
  • Must maintain driver’s license and clean MVR
  • Ability to lift up to a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to satisfy security requirements for the CDC
  • Basic computer skills


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent knowledge and experience

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with
  • Results oriented
  • Must pass drug screen and background check and the CDC PIV background check
  • Eligibility to work in the United States

Key Competencies:


  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Works well with the public and provides exceptional customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Written Communications:

  • Strong written communication skills required to maintain quality documentation and effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals.


  • Good math aptitude
  • Good analytical skills needed to analyze various job tasks

Oral Communications:

  • Strong verbal communication skills required to effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals.
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


  • Not applicable


  • Ability to organize work area, supply room and maintain data for required reports.


  • Ability to meet contract office requirement standards and prescribed deadlines.
  • Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Recognizing there is a problem.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of telephones, copy and fax machines and mail metering equipment.

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

Mental Effort:

  • Ability to think clearly and multitask.

Physical Requirements:

  • Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body.
  • Be able to reach overhead.
  • Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to handle, lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks.
  • Be able to handle mailbags, mail hampers, and packages often weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Good hand dexterity. Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble small objects.
  • Good eyesight.

Visual Effort:

  • Well-lit office environment requiring average amount of visual effort.
  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet).


  • Follows all prescribed safety regulations to diminish accidents.
  • Understanding of OSHA safety requirements.
  • Knowledge of evacuation procedures and the whereabouts of exits and fire extinguishers.
  • Immediately report circumstances you consider may present a hazard to yourself and others.
  • Report any accident whether minor or major.


  • Must abide by all security regulations of the facility.
  • Must obtain and wear a photo ID.

Scope of Position:

  • Not applicable


This job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. They may be subject to change at any time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Tommy Nobis Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drugs Don’t Work worksite and a participant in e-Verify.

Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Outlook 2007, Windows XP, Word Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must pass drug screen, Nobis Enterprises background check and National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.