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SUPPLY CLERK (MES)
OCCUPATION CODE: 2040-2015
JOB LEVEL: C7-05
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
Q2040j

(2040-2015) SUPPLY CLERK (MES)



DOCUMENT DATE:
January 15, 2013

FUNCTION:
Performs clerical work involved in the supply operations of a postal installation.

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

REQUIREMENTS:


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have one year of general storeroom, warehousing and/ or inventory management experience which involves the receiving and invoicing of supplies, equipment and materials.

Note:
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, or bookkeeping.

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 basic supply management, inventory control and warehousing methods, practices and procedures. 2. Ability to accurately maintain records, complete shipping/ receiving, inventory and related forms and prepare reports. 3. Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions. 4. Ability to perform simple arithmetic computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related knowledge, skills, and

abilities:
A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory

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

  Occ Code: 2040-2015

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