BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(0590-01XX) TIME AND ATTENDANCE CLERK
September 8, 2009
Ascertains the number of hours worked and absent by each of a group of
employees, distributes these hours among the significant categories of
time and leave to which they are chargeable, and totals these data for
reporting purposes; responsible for providing information to employees
on rules, regulations, and policies concerning leave and pay matters;
maintains assignment cards; makes studies relating to time and
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes 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. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
2. Ability to interpret instructions.
3. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
4. Ability to use office machines such as calculator, adding
machine, duplicating machine, or any other office equipment as
appropriate to the position.
Applicants must have 2 years of progressively responsible general
experience in (1) accounting, payroll, claims examining, accounting
machine operating, or other fiscal or accounting work with documents and
records pertaining to a single phase or number of phases of financial
activities; (2) maintaining or examining records for the issuance,
collection, safekeeping, or disbursing of money and securities,
including such records as cost, time, payroll expenses, revenues,
expenditures, appropriations, revolving funds, working capital, trust
funds, or other fiscal records; or (3) other related work which would
provide skill and knowledge of specialized accounting methods,
techniques, practices, and procedures. Note:
The required amount of
experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification. The
applicant's record of experience and training must show the ability to
perform the duties of the position.
Education or training may be substituted for partial or all of the 2
years of general experience as follows:
Successful completion of a full 4-year high school course which included
credits in commercial or business subjects such as general business
education, business arithmetic, and office practices, may be substituted
for one year of general experience.
Study completed in a college, university, or junior college above high
school level may be substituted on the basis of one-half academic year
of study for six months of experience.
Full-time study completed in a business or secretarial school or other
comparable institution above the high school level may be substituted on
the basis of one-half academic year of study for six months of
experience, provided such subjects as business English, office machines,
filing and indexing, office practices, business mathematics, bookkeeping
or accounting were studies. No credit will be allowed for training which
has been obtained only or primarily in the basic skills of shorthand or
typing or refresher courses.
Proportionate credit may be granted for home-study courses above the
high school level (e.g., correspondence or web-based courses). Persons
who plan to take such courses should submit a request to the Area
Manager of Human Resources for evaluation of the courses as to
acceptability and comparability in academic value with resident college
or technical accounting school courses.
Applicant must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of
the position. Vision of 20/40 (Snellen) in one eye and ability to read
without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters are
required. 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.