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POST OFFICE CLK
OCCUPATION CODE: 2340-04XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-04
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
2340x
(2340-04XX) POST OFFICE CLERK



DOCUMENT DATE:
MARCH 9, 2010

FUNCTION:
Sorts incoming and dispatches outgoing mail for a small number of points of separation and destination; provides a limited number of services at public windows in an office with fewer than 190 revenue units annually.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes given above.

REQUIREMENTS:
There are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability requirements for this 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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
A physical examination will be required before appointment. The examination must show that the applicants are physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position, which require arduous exertion involving prolonged standing, walking, and reaching, and may involve the handling of heavy sacks of mail. Distant vision must test 20/40 (Snellen) in one eye, corrective lenses permitted. The ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters is required. Corrective lenses are permitted. The ability to hear the ordinary conversational voice is required, with or without a hearing aid. Clerks may be required to handle heavy sacks of letter mail or parcel post weighing up to 70 pounds.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Post Office Clerks must work their assigned tour and days of work. Post Office Clerks must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including adhering to rules and regulations. Post Office Clerks are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance in such interactions, including wearing a uniform and name tag when required.

  Occ Code: 2340-04XX

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