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AIR RECORDS PROCESSOR
OCCUPATION CODE: 2330-46XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-07
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
2330k
(2330-46XX) AIR RECORDS PROCESSOR




DOCUMENT DATE:
March 9, 2010

FUNCTION:
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 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. 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 guidelines. 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, etc. 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.

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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 are permitted.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
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.

  Occ Code: 2330-46XX

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