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RECEIVING AND SHIPPING CLERK
OCCUPATION CODE: 2005-0005
JOB LEVEL: C7-06
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
2005a
(2005-0005) RECEIVING AND SHIPPING CLERK




DOCUMENT DATE:
August 16, 1999

FUNCTION:
Performs a variety of activities in the receipt, handling, inspection, packing, and shipping of materials, stock, supplies, production items, and equipment.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes 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. Knowledge of regulations and procedures governing the receipt, handling, and shipment of stock, supplies, and equipment. Ability to maintain records and files, either manually or via computer terminal. Ability to identify and resolve problems related to the quality and quantity of shipments and inventories. Ability to work without immediate supervision, including the ability to independently plan and schedule work activities and meet deadlines.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must demonstrate clerical abilities. These must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 725.

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

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Applicants may be required to have or obtain appropriate authorization for operating a forklift or similar industrial equipment.

  Occ Code: 2005-0005

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