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SCHEMES EXAMNR
OCCUPATION CODE: 1712-04XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-07
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
1700b
(1712-04XX) SCHEME EXAMINER



DOCUMENT DATE:
November 30, 1987

FUNCTION:
Conducts in-service examinations of post office and mobile unit employees on city schemes, standpoint schemes, general distribution schemes, schedules of mail routes, and air mail connections. Conducts scheme training classes, as assigned, in offices where this activity is authorized.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

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. B-45. Ability to understand and comply with written and verbal instructions and to give understandable information in written and verbal form. B-53. Ability to work with others.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


Applicants must have three years of experience to include:
The ability to find quickly, understand, and use information in mail schemes and schedules, corrections thereto and other instructions making changes in distribution schemes. The ability to counsel employees in the various phases of scheme examination requirements. Experience in the scheme distribution of incoming or outgoing mails and/or the distribution of transit mails in a post office, airport mail facility, mobile unit or transfer office, with no repeated scheme examination failures, or experience as a scheme instructor, or a combination of such experience is qualifying.

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be physically able to perform effectively the duties of the position.

  Occ Code: 1712-04XX

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