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DATA COLL TECH
OCCUPATION CODE: 0301-69XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-07
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
Q0301t

(0301-69XX) DATA COLLECTION TECHNICIAN




DOCUMENT DATE:
September 8, 2009

FUNCTION:
Collects, records, and analyzes a variety of statistical data on selected operating and financial activities in an installation in order to serve management needs for these data.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

REQUIREMENTS:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
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. 1. Knowledge of postal administrative procedures and mail classification. 2. Knowledge of computer systems at a level sufficient to operate keyboard devices, input data, and obtain reports and information. 3. Ability to use written reference materials including handbooks, manuals, charts, bulletins, directives, and checklists. 4. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing at a level sufficient to interpret and exchange information, answer questions, and give directions. 5. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations. 6. Ability to compare names, letters, or numbers for accuracy and completeness. 7. Ability to detect patterns to determine how a set of numbers of data are related to each other. 8. Ability to prepare forms, records, tables, and reports. 9. Ability to positively and effectively work and deal with others. 10. Ability to plan and execute work activities without direct supervision, accomplishing tasks to meet deadlines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position. Duties may require arduous exertion involving

the following:
bending or lifting for prolonged periods of time; and intermittent lifting and carrying of computer equipment and materials on level surfaces and up stairways. 2. Applicants must have vision of 20/40 (Snellen) in one eye and the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters. Corrective lenses are permitted. 3. Applicants are required to hear the conversational voice in a noisy environment and to identify environmental sounds, such as equipment in operation or unusual sounds. Hearing aids are permitted.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Before being appointed and permitted to drive a government-owned vehicle as an employee, applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record. Applicants must pass the Postal Service road test to show the ability to safely drive a vehicle of the type used on the job.

  Occ Code: 0301-69XX

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