Mail Services Clerk (Materials Management Support 3)

What You Will Do

The Mail Services Clerk 3 position is in the Materials Management Group (LOG-MM) of the Logistics Division. As a member of the Mail Services team, you will work under the direct supervision of the Mail Services Team Leader and will support Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) programs with mail delivery needs, A1000 Recycle Program and other duties related to mail operations, as needed. Safety and Security are a primary responsibility for all Laboratory employees.

The Material Management Group provides support and services in Receiving, Distribution, Shipping, and Mail Services for Los Alamos National Laboratory. LOG-MM consists of 50 plus employees; including students and Teamster drivers.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with mail operations, including sorting and delivering large quantities of mail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a commitment to teamwork, mentoring, and encouraging open communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Commitment to safety, security, environment, quality, and diversity in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of implementing institutional policies and procedures.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs. safely.
  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance.
  • Valid Driver's License

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with US Postal regulations
  • Familiarity with LANL sites and facilities
  • Familiarity with processing mail, including 1st Class, Priority, Express and International mail
  • Familiarity with computer based operating systems including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Active Q Clearance

Education/Experience: Position requires 2-4 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be desirable.

Work Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

Position Commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Note to Applicants: Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meet the requirements for this position.
Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Free basic life and disability insurance
  • Paid childbirth and parental leave
  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
  • Flexible schedules and time off (PTO and holidays)
  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs
  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50-mile radius)
Additional Details

Directive 206.2: Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2. Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation conducted by or on behalf of the Federal Government and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance. and obtaining such clearance requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon the position, additional authorization to access classified information may be required, which may or may not be available to dual citizens. Receipt of a Q clearance and additional access authorization ultimately is a decision of the Federal Government and not of Triad.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.