BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2315-08XX) SPECIAL POSTAL CLERK
September 8, 2009
Has charge, either at a work station separated from the area regularly
watched over by a supervisor, or during a tour on which no supervisor is
present, of a mail processing activity carried out personally or with
assistance of a limited number of mail processing employees.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
1. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of experience in
distributing and dispatching outgoing, incoming, and/or transit mail.
2. In addition, applicants must have either (a) qualified within the
past three years on the essential scheme or schemes required in the
assignment, with no repeated scheme examination failures in those three
years; or (b) if not currently qualified on the essential schemes, must
qualify within 90 days.
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 maintain records and prepare reports.
2. Ability to understand and comply with written instructions and
give understandable information in verbal form.
3. Ability to personally resolve problems of a routine nature
arising during the tour, and to decide when problems warrant contacting
a supervisor at a location away from the facility.
Applicant must be physically able to perform
efficiently the duties of the position.
The duties and responsibilities of the
assignment require the selection of an employee who has demonstrated
cooperativeness, as well as the ability to get the cooperation of his