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MAIL HANDLER
OCCUPATION CODE: 2315-0051
JOB LEVEL: M7-05
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
2300i
(2315-01XX) MAIL HANDLER

DOCUMENT DATE:  August 15, 2005

FUNCTION:

Loads, unloads, and moves bulk mail, and performs other duties
incidental to the movement and processing of mail.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
above.

REQUIREMENTS:

There are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability
requirements for this position.

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, which require arduous exertion involving prolonged
standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve the handling of
heavy containers of mail and parcels weighing up to 70 pounds

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:

Mail Handlers must work in an industrial plant environment for their
assigned tour and days of work.  Mail Handlers must follow Postal
Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including
adhering to rules and regulations.

  Occ Code: 2315-0051

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