BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(3502-01XX) MAIL EQUIPMENT HANDLER
DOCUMENT DATE: September 8, 2009
At a post office mailbag consolidation point, performs all of the manual
and simple clerical functions involved in receiving, segregating,
consolidating, storing, and shipping of empty mailbags.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND 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 warehouse activities such as receiving, examining,
classifying, storing, inventorying, shipping, or repairing mailbag
2. Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
3. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
4. Ability to work with others.
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS: The Mail Equipment Handler position is filled
by rated application. Applicants may be required to complete
appropriate supplemental application forms.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform
efficiently the duties of the position. Vision of 20/40 (Snellen) in
one eye and ability to read without strain printed material the size of
typewritten characters are required. Corrective lenses are permitted.
Ability to distinguish basic colors and shades is desirable. Ability to
hear the conversational voice in one ear is required; hearing aids are