BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2330-42XX) RAMP CLERK, AMC/AMF
May 22, 2013
At an US Postal Service Facility, operates a motor vehicle to monitor
mail handling operations of air carriers on the ramp; confers with
airline employees on the field to determine that all airmail, domestic
and/or foreign, is given expeditious handling; furnishes guidance to air
carriers on routings during periods of irregular or emergency
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.
1. Knowledge of processing facility operations refers to the postal
regulations and procedures that apply to the processing, distribution,
and routing of mail at a US Postal Service facility.
2. Ability to work cooperatively and interact positively with
customers and co-workers, exercising courtesy, discretion, and self-
3. The ability to work without immediate supervision refers to the
ability to independently plan and execute work activities and check work
for completeness and accuracy.
4. Ability to follow oral instructions refers to comprehending and
executing spoken instructions or directions for performing work tasks or
5. Ability to communicate orally sufficient to express spoken ideas
or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving
directions, and providing information.
6. Ability to remember information refers to retaining facts, ideas
or thoughts in memory and recalling selectively those which are relevant
to specific details, steps, tasks, or procedures which must be
7. Ability to compile and summarize information refers to
comprehending and evaluating oral or written non-technical information
(e.g., notes, meeting discussions, oral presentations) and stating or
writing a brief summary of important facts.
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which
includes the following measures of job-related knowledge, skills, and
A. Address Checking
B. Forms Completion
C. Coding & Memory
D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory
Applicants who qualify and are selected under this standard will be
required to complete prescribed training satisfactorily.
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
1. Applicants will be required to have or obtain appropriate ramp
access authorization from the local airport operations authority.
2. Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and
demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record. Applicants must pass the
Postal Service road test to show the ability to safely drive a vehicle
of the type used on the job.