BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2345-02XX) PHILATELIC CLERK
November 30, 1987
Performs functions related to philatelic sales for philatelic items by
individual orders or by subscriptions and for first day covers and other
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.
Ability to work without immediate supervision.
Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
Ability to operate office machines such as a calculator, adding machine,
duplicating machine or any other office equipment as appropriate to the
Ability to personally resolve problems of a routine nature.
Ability to handle weights and loads, beyond "normal" type functions of a
Ability to work with others.
Ability to proficiently handle stamps, stamped paper, and philatelic
products for customized orders.
Applicants for the Philatelic Clerk position must have successfully
completed Postal Service Test 730.
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
Applicants must have one year of experience as a window clerk or in the
distribution of outgoing, incoming, and/or transit mail or related
The required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted
as proof of qualification. The applicant's record of experience and
training must show the ability to perform the duties of the position.