Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldGeneral Clerk I, 1st shift
General Clerk I:
1st: 6:00am – 2:30pm
PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 20,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, Va.
This position follows clearly detailed specific procedures in completing several repetitive clerical steps performed in a prescribed or slightly varied sequence, such as coding and filing documents in an extensive alphabetical file; could involve simple posting to individual accounts, opening mail, calculating and posting charges to departmental accounts, operating basic office equipment, e.g., photocopier, facsimile, multi-line phone/voicemail systems, mailing machines, and minimal computer programs. Little or no subject-matter knowledge is required, but the clerk uses his or her own judgment in choosing the proper procedure for each task.
Essential duties and responsibilities (day to day functions):
May be required to perform work in one or more areas, including:
- Sort internal mail and deliver it to the destination, often using a cart to carry the mail between offices.
- Handle external mail, serving as the link between the U.S. Postal Service and individual offices and workers.
- Facilitate delivery of outgoing mail by determining if the mail is to be sent registered, certified, special delivery, or first, second, third, or fourth class, and may group mailings by ZIP code.
- Contact delivery services to send important letters or parcels.
- Operate machines that collate, fold, and insert material into envelopes for mailing. Operate machines that affix postage and mailing labels and track the amount of money expended on postage.
- Use computers to keep records of outgoing items.
- High School degree or equivalent
- At least 1 year previous experience performing administrative and customer service duties.
- Computer skills required: Computer literate.
- Express and exchange ideas clearly in the English language, written and verbal.
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others.
- Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company’s goals.
- Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements.
- Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times.
- Ability to manage individual workflow effectively.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers both in written and verbal communications.
- Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction.
- Attention to detail
- Ability to relate to others in a friendly, courteous, and business-like manner in a highly stressful environment
- Read rapidly from both paper and a computer terminal
- Manual dexterity in the use of word processing equipment
- Capable of doing daily clerical repetitive tasks
- Good hand to eye coordination
- Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as: lifting, standing, sitting, reaching, twisting, sealing envelopes, filing, and reading
- Ability to work in one place and transverse the office on a continuing basis
- Ability to lift and transport up to 30 lbs. and push large carts
- Ability to pass pre-employment background investigation, including credit check and drug test
- Ability to obtain and maintain Office of Security and Investigations (OSI) background check/security clearance - full field background check required for personnel accessing IBIS, TECS, DACS
- U.S. citizenship
- SECRET clearance only if handling Registered Mail
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.