BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(0301-49XX ) SENIOR MARKUP CLERK, AUTOMATED
October 6, 1988
Operates an electro-mechanical operator-paced machine to process mail
undeliverable as addressed.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position.
Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each
KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified
positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily.
Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of
experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal.
Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of
each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
Knowledge of the Job.
This element includes current knowledge and abilities of the job.
Performance of this element requires:
Ability to operate computer software programs.
Ability to enter and purge data.
Ability to maintain a general data base.
Ability to determine postage due amounts.
Capacity to demonstrate the ability to operate all existing level 4 CFS
Coordinates Inquiries and Corrects Problems.
This element includes the ability to coordinate inquiries and correct
problems. Performance of this element requires:
Ability to solve problems and make accurate decisions.
Ability to get along with others.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Coordinates Workload Requirements.
This element includes the ability to provide guidance to lower level
employees and identify workload requirements. Performance of this
Ability to assign or forecast workload requirements.
Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership.
Ability to assist employees in their computerized forwarding duties.
Hardware and Software Operations.
Knowledge of the mini-computer used in the CFS units.
Ability to take minor corrective action to machine malfunctions.
Ability to do a preliminary analysis of hardware or software problems,
and to take or request corrective action.
This element considers the ability to accurately maintain unit files,
statistical data, production reports, and unit supply files.
The required knowledge, skills, and abilities will not in
themselves be accepted as final proof of qualification. The applicant's
total record of experience, education, and training must show the
ability to perform the duties of the position.
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 470, scored in
Configuration 2. In addition, applicants must demonstrate the ability to
key data codes on a computer terminal at a rate of 14 correct lines per
minute. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal
Service Test 715.
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of