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TACS TIME AND ATTENDANCE CLERK -- LEVEL 5

STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTION


BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
0590
(0590-0005) TACS TIME AND ATTENDANCE CLERK -- LEVEL 5

DOCUMENT DATE: February 5, 2001

FUNCTION:

Monitors TACS user inputs to ensure compliance with time and attendance regulations; resolves any incorrect time entries with the appropriate supervisor and initiates payroll adjustments as needed; maintains employee master file records; provides assistance to local TACS users on TACS application and system requirements.

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.

  1. Knowledge of computer systems at a level sufficient to operate keyboard devices, input data, and obtain reports and information.
  2. Ability to compare names, letters, or numbers for accuracy and completeness sufficient to examine alphabetic, alphanumeric, and/or numeric codes for the purpose of identifying similarities and differences with a comparison word or code.
  3. Ability to arrange letters, numbers, and/or data in sequence, such as filing and retrieving by numeric or alphabetic order.
  4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing sufficient to express ideas or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving directions, and providing information.
  5. Ability to work and deal with people sufficient to work in cooperation and interact positively with customers and co-workers, exercising courtesy, etiquette, and self-control.
  6. Ability to follow oral instructions sufficient to comprehend and execute spoken instructions or directions for performing work tasks or job assignments.
  7. Ability to work without immediate supervision sufficient to independently plan and execute work activities and check work for completeness and accuracy.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT:

Applicants must demonstrate clerical abilities. These must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 725.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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


STD POSITION DESCRIPTION                                                      U. S. Postal Service
 

                                     TACS TIME AND ATTENDANCE CLERK, PS-05


FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE
Monitors TACS user inputs to ensure compliance with time and attendance regulations; resolves any incorrect time entries with the appropriate supervisor and initiates payroll adjustments as needed; maintains employee master file records; provides assistance to local TACS users on TAGS application and system requirements.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Reviews TACS reports of user inputs to ensure compliance with time and attendance regulations; assists supervisors in resolving incorrect time entrie and preparing payroll adjustments as needed. May review rural timecard information for accuracy and enter data into appropriate system. Maintains the employee master tile, adding and deleting employees, creating temporary assignments, changing permanent assignments, and resolving discrepancies between systems.
 

2. Reviews reports to ensure that all offices within the performance cluster have correctly submitted all time and attendance data, and that all employees are in a ready status each week and takes appropriate action when necessary.


3. May transfer hours as necessary to ensure time is recorded to correct finance numbers and LDCs; accurately records and transmits time from remote offices using other systems, when necessary; provides TACS work hour data to external
interfaces, as needed. Maintains required files for timekeeping documents.


4. Receives and answers questions from TACS users on payroll and timekeeping regulations; serves as liaison with personnel and finance offices on more complex user questions. Provides guidance to local users on TACS application; assists users in resolving simple system problems and escalates more complex problems to supervisor, Information Systems, or Customer Support as appropriate.


5. Creates and assigns badges; assists supervisors with badge control.


6. In addition, may perform other job related duties as needed, including: compile records and prepare reports on such subjects as work hours and units of work, distribute mail of the office in which employed, and file correspondence of the office.

Document Date: 09-05-00 occupation Code: 0590-0005
SPD Number: SP-2639



SUPERVISION


Supervisor of unit to which assigned.


SELECTION METHOD


KEY POSITION REFERENCE
KP - 0013


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