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PARCEL POST DIST-MACHINE
OCCUPATION CODE: 2315-0036
JOB LEVEL: P7-07
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
2310C
(2315-0036) PARCEL POST DISTRIBUTOR (MACHINE)



DOCUMENT DATE:
MARCH 9, 2010

FUNCTION:
Makes incoming or outgoing parcel post separations on an electro- mechanical parcel post sorting machine by operation of a keyboard applying codes utilizing either (1) a city distribution scheme covering delivery points such as carrier routes and stations and branches not limited to ZIP Code keying; or (2) an approved outgoing scheme which must include distribution by other than ZIP Code, directs, alphabetical or geographical groupings; or a combination of (1) and (2). Must be able to demonstrate and maintain machine distribution at an average rate of at least 30 parcels per minute on incoming parcels, or at an average rate of at least 35 parcels per minute on outgoing parcels, or at an average rate of at least 30 parcels per minute on mixed incoming and outgoing parcels; with an accuracy rate of 98 percent.

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. 1. Ability to work without immediate supervision. 2. Safety in performance of duties common to the position. 3. Ability to work with others.

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

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to key with at least 98 percent accuracy on the type of machine, the method of distribution or separation, and at the minimum rate of distribution or separation appropriate to the position. Must be able to sort incoming or outgoing parcels by established schemes, requiring schemes examination at an average rate of at least 30 parcels per minute on incoming mail, 35 parcels per minute on outgoing mail, and 30 parcels per minute on combined incoming and outgoing mail.

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

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Parcel Post Distributor (Machine) must work their assigned tour and days of work often within an industrial plant environment. Parcel Post Distributor (Machine) must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.

  Occ Code: 2315-0036

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