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CLERK TYPIST
OCCUPATION CODE: 0322-0001
JOB LEVEL: P7-06
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
Q0322a

(0322-02XX) CLERK-TYPIST




DOCUMENT DATE:
September 8, 2009

FUNCTION:
Performs miscellaneous office clerical and typing duties.

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. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations refers to the ability to perform basic calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. 2. Ability to follow instructions refers to the ability to comprehend and execute written and oral instructions such as memoranda, directives, and verbal directions and instructions. 3. Ability to maintain records refers to the ability to keep records such as files, charts, and indexes accurately and in an organized fashion for proper retrieval. 4. Ability to prepare reports and correspondence refers to the ability to prepare documents for distribution or outgoing mail in acceptable form. Also included is the ability to complete accurately forms or other reports using information given or gathered. 5. Ability to operate office machines refers to the ability to operate safely and efficiently equipment such as calculators, copy machines, and printers, and to make appropriate adjustments to such equipment (e.g., change ribbons, print wheels, and paper).

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must demonstrate clerical and verbal abilities. These must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 710, Parts A and B. In addition, applicants must demonstrate the ability to type at a net rate of 45 words per minute in a 5-minute test. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 712.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position. 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. Applicants will be required to hear the conversational voice; hearing aids are permitted.

  Occ Code: 0322-0001

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