DOCUMENT DATE: November 30, 1987


Responsible for the continuity of service of one or more full service or partial self-service postal centers (SSPC) and may be assigned responsibility for individual postal commodity machines (PCM), stamp booklet vendors (SBV), and small stamp vending machines (SSVM). When postal vending program responsibilities do not constitute full-time employment, serves as distribution or window clerk.


See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.


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 common hand tools effectively.

B-3. Ability to assemble and disassemble mechanical equipment.

B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.

B-6. Ability to use reference materials and manuals.

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

B-10. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

B-11. Ability to perform effectively under the pressures of the position.

B-12. Ability to service and repair electrical equipment.

B-22. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.

B-39. Ability to operate office machines such as calculators, adding machines, or

any other office equipment as appropriate to the position.

B-44. Ability to personally resolve problems of a routine nature.

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

B-59. Ability to maintain a financial credit accurately.


Satisfactory completion of Postal Service Test 410 will be considered evidence of sufficient mechanical and electrical aptitude to accept mandatory preliminary and specialized training.


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


Incumbents for this position may serve as representatives of the Postal Service to the public. Therefore, it is essential that they present a neat appearance and have demonstrated the ability to maintain pleasant and effective working relations with customers.

Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record.

Applicants must pass the Postal Service road test to show the ability to safely drive a vehicle of the type used on the job.

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