Class Code:
Occupational Area:
Work Area:
Messenger and Mail Services
Probationary Period:
6 mo.
Effective Date:
Last Action:

Distribution Clerk

Function of Job

Under direct supervision from a designated supervisor, performs distribution services of materials and supplies within or between campus building(s) and/or other local areas.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

A(n) Distribution Clerk typically -

  1. sorts reports, packages, books, or other materials for distribution;
  2. gathers and delivers reports, packages, books, feed, animals, chemicals, forms, or a variety of other materials on foot, by cart, or, as necessary by vehicle;
  3. obtains receipts for materials and supplies delivered as required;
  4. assists in preparation of materials for mailing;
  5. unloads at receiving docks, unpacks, and shelves materials and supplies as required;
  6. keeps records on pickups, deliveries, supplies, and materials as required;
  7. assists in training student workers or other employees involved in distribution duties;
  8. performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Knowledge of simple clerical procedures.
  2. Ability to follow instructions.
  3. Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, such as moving heavy objects, bending, standing, lifting, and other manual dexterity tasks.
  4. Willingness to work, as directed, in all kinds of weather.