BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(2350-06XX) SCHEDULE CLERK, FOREIGN MAIL
November 30, 1987
Schedules mail for overseas dispatch in accordance with vessel sailings.
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-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-6. Ability to use reference materials and manuals.
B-10. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
B-11. Ability to perform effectively under the pressures of the
B-19. Ability to instruct.
B-22. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
B-53. Ability to work with others.
Applicants must have ability to obtain information concerning steamship
schedules and to prepare schemes and schedules considering routing,
assigning, and dispatching various classes of mail and for use of
Applicants must have three years of experience in distributing and
dispatching outgoing, transit, and incoming mail.
Applicants must have either (a) qualified within the past three years on
the scheme or schemes used in the unit to which he will be assigned,
with no repeated failures of scheme examination in those three years; or
(b) if not currently qualified on the schemes, the applicant must
qualify within 90 days.
Applicants will be rated based on training, education, and/or experience
in the elements listed above.
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.
Applicant must be able to physically perform efficiently the duties of
The Postal Service may require applicants who qualify under this
standard to satisfactorily complete a prescribed training course prior
to assignment, reassignment, or promotion to this position. This
information will be provided in the vacancy announcement posted at the