BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2330-46XX) AIR RECORDS PROCESSOR
March 9, 2010
Operates electronic data entry equipment designed to scan mail
dispatched via air which provides information to the postal data center
for settlement of contract accounts with air carriers, requiring
knowledge of available air service schedules, planned dispatches, and
standard air stop codes.
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. Ability to work without supervision refers to the ability to
perform safely and efficiently the duties of the position such as
planning and executing work activities without direct supervision.
2. Ability to use written reference materials refers to the ability
to read, comprehend, and interpret text material such as handbooks,
manuals, bulletins, checklists, planned routes reports, and operating
3. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations refers to the
ability to perform basic calculations such as addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division with whole numbers and decimals.
4. Ability to work with others refers to the ability to work safely
and efficiently in cooperation with fellow employees to perform the
duties of the position.
5. Ability to prepare forms refers to the ability to record the
proper information on the appropriate forms or other documents, whether
done manually or via computer terminal.
6. Ability to maintain records refers to the ability to find,
retrieve, and replace in a filing system information forms, etc.,
pertinent to the work performed.
7. Ability to follow instructions refers to the ability to
comprehend and execute written and oral instructions such as work
orders, checklists, route sheets, verbal directions and instructions,
8. Ability to solve problems refers to the ability to recognize that
a problem exists and to determine whether to resolve the problem or to
refer the problem to other personnel for appropriate action.
9. Knowledge of safety procedures refers to the knowledge of
industrial hazards (such as hazards caused by rubber bands, string, and
plastic strips on the floor, equipment out of place, broken equipment,
smoking in nondesignated areas, etc.) and the procedures and techniques
established to avoid injuries to self and others such as how to lift,
maintaining neatness of work area, and proper use of equipment.
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 must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
the position. Duties may require arduous exertion involving standing,
walking, bending, reaching, and stooping for prolonged periods of time
and intermittent lifting and carrying of heavy sacks of mail and the
moving of equipment on level surfaces. Applicants must also have vision
of 20/40 (Snellen) in one eye and the ability to read without strain
printed material the size of typewritten characters. Corrective lenses
Air Records Processors must work their assigned tour and days of work
often within an industrial plant environment. Air Records Processors
must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct
at work, including adhering to rules and regulations.