BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(1106-01XX) PROCUREMENT CLERK
September 8, 2009
Makes local cash purchases within delegated authority and requisitions
items, parts, supplies, fuels, and lubricants for a post office, its
stations and branches, or for a motor vehicle maintenance facility,
through the area supply center, by purchase in the local market, or by
purchase of common use items from General Services Administration.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
Applicants must have two years of general experience.
The required amount of experience will not in itself be acceptable
as proof of qualification. The applicant's record of experience and
training must show the ability to perform the duties of the position.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION OR TRAINING FOR EXPERIENCE:
1. 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.
2. Study completed in a business or secretarial school above high
school level may be substituted on the basis of 36 weeks of study for
one year of general experience. Credit will be allowed for full-time or
part-time study at the rate of 20 class hours of instruction for one
week of study in such subjects as business English, office machines,
filing and indexing, office practices, business mathematics, accounting,
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. Knowledge of the regulations and procedures of the Procurement
2. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
3. Ability to understand and follow both written and oral
4. Ability to perform simple arithmetic computations and complete a
variety of forms.
5. Ability to assign work, establish work schedules, and utilize
6. Ability to instruct and train new employees.
7. Ability to work effectively with others.
8. Ability to analyze, explain and apply regulations, rulings,
policies, and procedures pertinent to the work to be performed.
9. Ability to edit and review supply requests, and warehousing
and/ore inventory control of procurement functions.
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to key
data on a computer terminal at a rate of 35 correct lines within five
minutes. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal
Service Test 714 at the high standard.
Applicants must be physically able to perform
efficiently the duties of the position. Applicants must have vision of
20/40 (Snellen) in one eye and the ability to read without strain
printed material the size of typewritten characters is required.
Corrective tenses are permitted. Applicants will be required to hear
the conversational voice. Hearing aids are permitted.