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LEAD MAIL PROCESSING CLERK
OCCUPATION CODE: 2315-7153
JOB LEVEL: P7-07
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2315-7153) MAIL PROCESSING CLERK



DOCUMENT DATE:
05/04/2012

FUNCTION:
Performs a variety of clerk duties required to process mail using mail processing equipment or manual methods of sortation and distribution. May work with or without direct supervision or as a working leader to one or more mail processing employees resolving problems that may occur during tour operations and determining when a supervisor should be involved.

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. The KSAs are demonstrated by successful completion of tests and specified training, unless otherwise noted. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. 1. Ability to provide oversight, direction and support of co-workers in the absence of a supervisor. 2. Ability to communicate orally (refers to expressing spoken ideas or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving instructions, and providing information). 3. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations (refers to performing basic calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers). 4. Ability to identify and analyze problems by gathering information from both oral and written sources and develop an appropriate course of action to resolve the situation. 5. Ability to safely perform the duties common to the 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

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have a minimum of one year experience in a mail processing position.

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

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Lead Mail Processing Clerks must work their assigned tour and days of work often within an industrial plant environment. Lead Mail Processing Clerks must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations. Lead Mail Processing Clerks at any time may be assigned to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor in such interactions, including wearing a uniform when required.

  Occ Code: 2315-7153

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