BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2151-01XX) VEHICLE DISPATCHER
November 30, 1987
At an auxiliary garage, conducts dispatching activities for carrier-
operated vehicles and coordinates vehicle assignments on a tour to
assure the expeditious movement of mails in scheduled and emergency
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions, 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.
Applicants must have demonstrated to a sufficient degree the following
skills, abilities, and knowledge to assure adequate performance in the
B-10. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
B-23. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
B-53. Ability to work with others.
Ability to route transportation.
Ability to prepare manpower schedules.
Ability to assign work, establish work schedules, and utilize personnel
Ability to coordinate a group to meet frequent deadline schedules set
within close limits.
Sufficient knowledge of mail distribution and delivery operations, and
rail, air, and truck schedules to be able to coordinate vehicle
scheduling with such mail handling activities.
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.
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of