BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2310-2010) CARRIER TECHNICIAN
DRAFT DOCUMENT DATE: April 21, 2008
As principal carrier for a designated group of not less than 5 letter
routes, delivers mail on foot or by vehicle on the routes in his group
during the absence of the regularly assigned carrier, and provides job
instruction to newly assigned carriers.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
1. At least two years of postal experience, of which at least one
year must have been in the performance of city carrier duties.
2. Successful completion of a 4-year high school curriculum may be
substituted for one year of the required experience, but not for the one
year of experience as city carrier.
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.
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. Ability to use reference materials and manuals particularly as it
relates to city delivery service.
2. Ability to instruct new carriers in the office and street duties
and responsibilities of a city carrier.
3. Ability to work independently.
4. Ability to work with carriers in improving delivery service and
in maintaining cooperative relationships with customers.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be physically able to perform
efficiently the duties of the position.