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SPEC TRANS CLERK (P7-08)
OCCUPATION CODE: 2330-02XX
At a transfer point as the only employee on the tour for this function, performs and directs the transfer of mail without assistance of regularly authorized subordinate employees; or at a large transfer office, coordinates the work of a small group of transfer clerks in a work area, dock, car spacing, or storage car loading or unloading area; or performs transfer clerk duties alone on a full tour at a publishing or other industrial plant.
Duties 1-8 are performed at a rail transfer point as the only employee on the tour for this function; duties 9-13 are performed at a detached section or a particular work area; duties 14-17 are performed at a publishing or other industrial plant.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides for the most expeditious transfer of mail between highway contract or mail messenger vehicles, government- owned vehicles and platform vehicles.
2. Examines outgoing and incoming cars to determine maximum utilization of space and proper adherence to railroad safety requirements; reports findings when necessary to the supervisor.
3. Maintains close liaison with incoming and outgoing trains and vehicles to assure prompt receipt and expeditious dispatch of mail.
4. Keeps informed on local holding orders for each outgoing dispatch and requests that departure of unit, within these limitations, be withheld when scheduled connections are delayed.
5. Prepares list of railroad cars in which mail is loaded, and maintains record of mail loaded and unloaded in outgoing and incoming trains. Prepares official diagram and appropriately labels outgoing cars to indicate destination or next relay point.
6. Observes and reports to designated supervisor any failure of the railroad company to afford protection for the mail.
7. Performs administrative duties related to the operation of a transfer office.
8. Receipts for, transfers, and delivers registered mail between trains or between train and post office and distributes mail prescribed for distribution in transfer office.
9. Coordinates the work of a small group of transfer clerks performing related duties.
10. Shifts employees from one assignment to another to meet fluctuating workloads within the area.
11. Resolves problems of a routine nature arising during a tour of duty; reports unusual difficulties to supervisor.
12. Instructs new employees in their assignments and assures adequate on-the-job training.
13. Performs transfer clerk duties similar to that of other employees in the group.
14. Studies the routing and loading of mail dispatched from an industrial plant in order to recommend changes which would bring about economies in line haul and terminal charges, and effect earlier arrival.
15. Prepares lists of railroad cars in which mail is loaded and maintains record of volume loaded. Prepares official diagram and appropriately labels outgoing cars to indicate destination or next relay point.
16. Inspects the loading of railroad cars to secure individual count of lesser storage units (thirty feet and less); estimates volume when more than thirty feet.
17. Qualifies periodically through examination on knowledge of distribution schemes, postal regulations, space rules, and train connections.
18. Performs other duties as a transfer clerk as appropriate to the assignment.
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
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|Doc Date: 11/02/1994||Occ Code: 2330-02XX|