BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
November 3, 2012
Assists with, and performs a variety of routine preventive and
corrective services in the maintenance of USPS motor vehicles.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the occupation code given
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, and ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs) that are
required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position.
Individuals 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.
Successful completion of the applicable testing procedure(s) is
sufficient to demonstrate the KSAs listed below. In certain
circumstances, applicants may demonstrate these levels by describing
examples of experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-
postal. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
1. Knowledge of tools, parts and equipment related to automotive
2. Knowledge of mechanical principals related to vehicle
3. Skill in operating power-driven and hand tools.
4. Skill in servicing vehicles by changing oil and filter and
changing or repairing tires.
5. Ability to read and follow instructions.
6. Ability to work without supervision.
7. Ability and willingness to be responsible and dependable in the
performance of work duties.
Applications must successfully complete Postal Service Test 945 to
demonstrate their knowledge of automotive systems.
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
For positions requiring driving, applicants must have a valid state
driver's license from the state in which they live for the types of
vehicles used on the job; applicants must also maintain a safe driving
record. If driving is required under this qualification standard,
applicants must successfully complete the required Vehicle
Familiarization and Safe Operation training.