BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(1105-2002) PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY ASSISTANT, PDC
November 30, 1987
Procures, stores, and issues all supplies utilized in the postal data
center; maintains records of all equipment, furniture, and fixtures.
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.
Effectiveness in personal relationships under varying circumstances.
Ability to analyze and evaluate problems.
Ability to pursue and dispose of a problem.
Skill in written expression.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of particular specialties--as
specified under "Special" proficiencies.
Ability to keep accurate records, prepare reports, and analyze
B-2. Knowledge of general postal regulations and procedures and of the
physical equipment and supplies used in the installation in which the
position is located.
B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-6. Ability to use reference materials and manuals.
B-11. Ability to perform effectively under the pressures of the
B-53. Ability to work with others.
Applicants must have two years of administrative, technical, or clerical
experience which has provided general knowledge pertaining to government
procurement, supply, and property control procedures.
In addition, applicants must have one year of specialized experience
providing an extensive knowledge of procurement and supply management
gained through progressively responsible experience. This experience may
have been gained in a staff analysis of program planning position or
through supervisory, technical, or staff coordinating responsibilities
in supply or procurement functions or other related activities.
The educational accomplishments of each applicant will be evaluated to
determine if they demonstrate the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or
experience requirements of the job. When education fully demonstrates a
minimum qualification element, no other demonstration is necessary for
that element. When education is a partial demonstration of a minimum
qualification element, further evidence, such as experience or training,
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.
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently 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.
Applicants will be rated and ranked on the basis of the quality and
extent of their total experience, education, and training.