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MAINTENANCE SUPPORT CLERK
OCCUPATION CODE: 0303-01XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-06
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
0303a
(0303-01XX) MAINTENANCE SUPPORT CLERK




DOCUMENT DATE:
October 21, 1994

FUNCTION:
Performs a variety of data collection and processing tasks in support of scheduling, planning, control, and reporting for maintenance operations; completes requisitions, stores and issues supplies, parts, and tools.

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

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. Knowledge of computer systems refers to the terminology, usage, and operating characteristics of computer terminals as data input and information monitoring devices used for obtaining reports or information. Ability to work and deal with people refers to working in cooperation and interacting positively with customers and coworkers, exercising courtesy, etiquette, and self-control. Ability to communicate orally refers to expressing spoken ideas or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving directions, and providing information. Ability to follow oral instructions refers to comprehending and executing spoken directions, steps, or procedures used in performing office tasks and work assignments. Ability to work without immediate supervision refers to the ability to perform the duties of the position (e.g., planning and executing work activities) safely and efficiently without direct supervision. Ability to operate programmed or programmable keyboard devices refers to understanding and applying written instructions and using specific function keys to control the operation of equipment or systems such as word processing systems or data entry/computer terminals. Ability to work while under pressure refers to performing the duties of the position safely and effectively under time constraints, stress, or in emergency situations. Ability to read and understand graphs, charts, and/or tables refers to using and understanding information presented in graphs, tables, and diagrams (e.g., maintenance reports, handbooks, and catalogs). Ability to review incoming materials refers to examining incoming shipments of supplies, parts, tools, and other items for variations in quantity, specifications, and conditions. Ability to prepare maintenance work orders and schedules refers to determining work requirements and materials, establishing priorities, and planning assignments to match workload and available resources.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must demonstrate clerical and verbal abilities. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 710. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to key data on a computer terminal at a rate of 25 correct lines within five minutes. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 714 at the low standard.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position which may involve sitting, standing, walking, climbing, bending, reaching, and stooping for prolonged periods of time; and intermittent lifting and carrying of heavy objects such as tools, parts, equipment, and supplies. Applicants also 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. Ability to distinguish basic colors and shades is desirable. Ability to hear the conversational voice is required; hearing aids are permitted.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must demonstrate the ability to key data on a computer terminal at a rate of 25 correct lines within five minutes. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 714 at the low standard.

  Occ Code: 0303-01XX

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