BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(1712-04XX) SCHEME EXAMINER
November 30, 1987
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
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.
B-45. Ability to understand and comply with written and verbal
instructions and to give understandable information in written and
B-53. Ability to work with others.
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
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.
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.
Applicant must be physically able to perform effectively the duties of