BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(4401-1013) LABEL PRINTING TECHNICIAN
May 13, 2015
Produces printed materials (forms, letters, labels, etc) used by postal
facilities associated with daily retail, delivery and mail processing
operations including the distribution and dispatch of mails. They make
frequent changes in the equipment used in preparation of the printed
materials; operates and services the machines used to produce printed
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 preventive maintenance for mechanical equipment used in
label printing, including ability to make adjustments to such equipment.
2. Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
3. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
4. Ability to interpret mailing directions, case rack diagrams, and
changes in schemes and schedules based on oral and written instructions
and knowledge of mail distribution methods.
5. Ability to use common hand tools effectively.
6. Ability to plan, lay out work, set up and operate all of the
machinery used in a label printing unit (such as tickometer, elliot,
photocopier, multilith, graphotype, stencil cutting machine).
7. Ability to work effectively with others.
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which
includes the following measures of job-related knowledge, skills,
A. Address Checking
B. Formas Completion
C. Coding & Memory
D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory
Applicants must demonstrate basic computer skills. This must be
demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 718.
Applicants must be physically able to perform
efficiently the duties of the position with or without reasonable