BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(0341-06XX) VEHICLE OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT
January 14, 2003
Conducts the vehicle maintenance and operations program for postal-owned
vehicles at one or
more post offices within the geographic area supported by a designated
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
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 work without immediate supervision.
2. Ability to perform minor vehicle repairs.
3. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
4. Sufficient knowledge of automotive equipment to evaluate commercial
repairs and invoices.
5. Ability to monitor local vehicle operations for the purpose of
identifying and recommending
changes to improve service, minimize costs, and maximize vehicle
6. Ability to communicate orally sufficient to express spoken ideas or
facts clearly and logically
when answering questions, giving directions, and providing information.
Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of
At the time of appointment applicants must have a valid driver's
license from the state in which
they live. Applicants must also demonstrate and maintain a safe
driving record. Applicants
selected under this qualification standard must successfully complete
the required Vehicle
Familiarization and Safe Operation training including demonstration of
the ability to safely drive a
vehicle of the type used on the job.