BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(5438-01XX) ELEVATOR OPERATOR
DRAFT DOCUMENT DATE:
July 15, 2005
Operates a freight or passenger elevator.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes 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.
1. Ability to work with others.
2. Ability to give information to the public
3. Knowledge of safety practices.
4. Ability to operate an elevator.
5. Ability to read and follow directions.
Applicants must have successfully completed Postal Service Test 001(P-
1). If applicants fail the performance test the first time, they cannot
be hired but may be given a second chance on a subsequent hiring
The Elevator Operator position is filled by rated application.
Applicants may be required to complete appropriate supplemental
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 is required; hearing aids are permitted.