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MAIL HANDLER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
OCCUPATION CODE: 5704-03XX
JOB LEVEL: M7-05
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
5704b
(5704-03XX ) MAIL HANDLER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
DOCUMENT DATE: March 2, 2000

FUNCTION:

Operates a jitney, forklift, or pallet truck for the movement of mail;
and performs other mail handler functions as required.

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.

B-1. Ability to use and maintain equipment.

B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.

B-9. Safety in performance of duties common to the position.

B-14. Ability to interpret instructions.

B-45. Ability to understand and comply with written and verbal
instructions.

B-48. Ability to handle weights and loads, beyond "normal" functions of
a position.

B-53. Ability to work with others.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

ADDITIONAL PROVISION:

Applicants must be proficient at operating a jitney, forklift, or pallet
truck in confined areas, both indoors and outside, and at estimating
weights and negotiable space limitations.



  Occ Code: 5704-03XX

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