Sealing and Canceling Machine Operator

Tend machines that seal envelopes and print postage onto envelopes.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Sealing and Canceling Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that automatically seals envelopes and prints postage and postmark onto envelopes or tape to be affixed onto packages: Turns indicator dials to specified letters and numbers to be printed. Starts machine and positions envelopes onto feed tray or secures roll of tape on machine spindles. Removes postmarked envelopes or tape. May weigh articles to determine required postage, using scale and postal code book. May be designated according to particular function as Canceling-Machine Operator; Envelope-Sealing-Machine Operator; Stamping-Machine Operator.


Should I be a Sealing and Canceling Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Canceling-and-Metering-Machine Operator, Canceling Machine Operator, Envelope Sealer Operator See More

    How to Become a
    Sealing and Canceling Machine Operator

    Most Sealing and Canceling Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9faaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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