BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(0590-0005) TACS TIME AND ATTENDANCE CLERK
JULY 1, 2013
Monitors TACS user inputs to ensure compliance with time and attendance
regulations; resolves any incorrect time entries with the appropriate
supervisor and initiates payroll adjustments as needed; maintains
employee master file records; provides assistance to local TACS users on
TACS application and system requirements.
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.
1. Knowledge of computer systems at a level sufficient to operate
keyboard devices, input data, and obtain reports and information.
2. Ability to compare names, letters, or numbers for accuracy and
completeness sufficient to examine alphabetic, alphanumeric, and/or
numeric codes for the purpose of identifying similarities and
differences with a comparison word or code.
3. Ability to arrange letters, numbers, and/or data in sequence, such as
filing and retrieving by numeric or alphabetic order.
4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing sufficient to express
ideas or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving
directions, and providing information.
5. Ability to work and deal with people sufficient to work in
cooperation and interact positively with customers and co-workers,
exercising courtesy, etiquette, and self-control.
6. Ability to follow oral instructions sufficient to comprehend and
execute spoken instructions or directions for performing work tasks or
7. Ability to work without immediate supervision sufficient to
independently plan and execute work activities and check work for
completeness and accuracy.
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which
includes the following measures of job-related knowledge, skills, and
A. Address Checking
B. Forms Completion
C. Coding & Memory
D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory
Applicants must demonstrate basic computer skills. This must be
demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 718.
Applicants must be able to perform the physical requirements of
the position with or without reasonable accommodation.