BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2340-48XX) SELF-SERVICE POSTAL CENTER TECHNICIAN
November 30, 1987
Responsible for the continuity of service of one or more full service or
partial self-service postal centers (SSPC) and may be assigned
responsibility for individual postal commodity machines (PCM), stamp
booklet vendors (SBV), and small stamp vending machines (SSVM). When
postal vending program responsibilities do not constitute full-time
employment, serves as distribution or window clerk.
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.
B-1. Ability to use common hand tools effectively.
B-3. Ability to assemble and disassemble mechanical equipment.
B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-6. Ability to use reference materials and manuals.
B-9. Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
B-10. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
B-11. Ability to perform effectively under the pressures of the
B-12. Ability to service and repair electrical equipment.
B-22. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
B-39. Ability to operate office machines such as calculators, adding
machines, or any other office equipment as appropriate to the position.
B-44. Ability to personally resolve problems of a routine nature.
B-48. Ability to handle weights and loads beyond normal type functions
of a position.
B-59. Ability to maintain a financial credit accurately.
Satisfactory completion of Postal Service Test 410 will be considered
evidence of sufficient mechanical and electrical aptitude to accept
mandatory preliminary and specialized training.
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
Incumbents for this position may serve as representatives of the Postal
Service to the public. Therefore, it is essential that they present a
neat appearance and have demonstrated the ability to maintain pleasant
and effective working relations with customers.
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.