BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2345-52XX) MAIL CLASSIFICATION CLERK (MSC)
September 8, 2009
Performs specialized nonsupervisory work in regard to matters of mail
classification, mailability, rates, methods of mailing, fees, and
special services, and other related phases of postal laws and
regulations in a management sectional center VI or V not designated as a
MCC; participates in local Revenue Protection Program.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES 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. Knowledge of postal regulations and services affecting
individuals, groups, and business organizations (including such matters
as postage rates, mail classification, mailing permits, special postal
services, indemnity claims, proper preparation of letters and packages,
2. Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
3. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
4. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
5. Ability to perform effectively under the pressures of the
6. Ability to instruct.
7. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
8. Ability to operate office machines such as calculator, adding
machine, duplicating machine, or any other office equipment as
appropriate to the position.
9. Ability to personally resolve problems of a routine nature.
10. Ability to analyze, explain, and apply laws, regulations,
rulings, and procedures pertinent to the work to be performed.
11. Ability to work with others.
12. Ability to deal with the public in a polite, courteous, and
13. Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, to individuals,
groups, business customers, and other employees, sufficient to explain
mailing and revenue protection requirements.
14. Ability to represent the U.S. Postal Service to outside
individuals, groups, and business organizations in a manner that will
engender understanding and good will for the U.S. Postal Service.
Applicants must demonstrate the
ability to key data on a computer terminal at a rate of 25 correct lines
within five minutes. This must be demonstrated by successful completion
of Postal Service Test 714 at the low standard.
Applicants must successfully complete, or have
completed, the appropriate training program and examination.
Applicant must be physically able to perform
efficiently the duties of the position.
1. For some positions, the work requires a particular background of
experience or training, knowledge of particular types of mail
operations, or possession of a particular skill. Selective placement
may be used to fill those positions which require such experience,
training, or skill; for example, knowledge of a language other than
2. Applicants may be provided with the KSAs, experience, and
training to qualify for the position covered by this qualification
standard. Service alone will not be accepted as proof of qualification.
The applicant's total record must show the ability to perform the duties
of the position.
3. 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.
Applicant must demonstrate the ability to key
data on a computer terminal at a rate of 25 correct lines within five
minutes. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal
Service Test 714 at the low standard.