BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2315-02XX) GROUP LEADER, MAIL HANDLERS
DOCUMENT DATE: November 30, 1987
Serves as working leader of a group of at least five mail handlers as an
assigned work unit engaged in separating, piling, loading, and unloading
of incoming and outgoing bulk mails and outside parcels on post office
platforms, and at other points where bulk mails are separated, or work
units assigned to culling, facing, or canceling pieces of mail. (This
position is authorized only where the work performed by the group is
physically separated from the immediate area of the assigned foreman or
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
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.
B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-9. Dexterity and safety. This will include the employee's safety
record and safety training.
B-19. Ability to instruct.
B-53. Ability to work with others.
Applicants must have potential ability to coordinate the activities of
mail handlers as demonstrated by experience in all phases of mail
handler work that are performed in the local post office and by ability
to work with others and to transmit instructions.
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of