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PHILATELIC CLERK
OCCUPATION CODE: 2345-02XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-06
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
2345e
(2345-02XX) PHILATELIC CLERK



DOCUMENT DATE:
November 30, 1987

FUNCTION:
Performs functions related to philatelic sales for philatelic items by individual orders or by subscriptions and for first day covers and other cancellation services.

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. 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 position. Ability to personally resolve problems of a routine nature. Ability to handle weights and loads, beyond "normal" type functions of a position. Ability to work with others. Ability to proficiently handle stamps, stamped paper, and philatelic products for customized orders.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants for the Philatelic Clerk position must have successfully completed Postal Service Test 730.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Applicants must have one year of experience as a window clerk or in the distribution of outgoing, incoming, and/or transit mail or related functions.

Note:
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.

  Occ Code: 2345-02XX

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