Pse mail processing clerk (holiday term)

Company Name:
Performs a variety of clerk duties required to process mail using automated mail processing equipment or manual methods
f sortation and distribution.
1. Makes one or more sortations of outgoing and/or incoming mail using the appropriate sort program or manual distribution
2. On a rotation basis, performs all of the following duties: loads mail onto automated equipment, culling out non-processable
items; enters sort plan and starts equipment; monitors flow of mail to ensure continuous feed; sweeps separated mail from
bins/stackers; and stops equipment when distribution run or operation is completed. Runs machine reports, clears jams and
contacts maintenance for assistance when required.
3. Prepares work area, ensuring all necessary support equipment and materials, including labels, trays, and other containers,
are in place.
4. Removes sorted mail from bins or separations and places into appropriate trays or containers for further processing or
dispatch based on knowledge of operating plans and dispatch schedules, or at the instruction of supervisors or expediters;
may riffle or verify mail to ensure sortation accuracy as needed.5. In addition, may perform any of the following duties: provide service at public window for non-financial transactions;maintain records of mails; examine balances in advance deposit accounts; and record and bill mail requiring special service.
6. Follows established safe work methods, procedures and safety precautions while performing all duties.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisor of unit to which assigned.
The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:
Performs a variety of clerk duties required to process mail using mail processing equipment or manual methods of sortation
and distribution.
Exam 473 is required for clerk positions
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.
There are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability requirements for this position.
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related
knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Address Checking B.
Forms Completion C.
Coding & Memory D.
Personal Characteristics and Experience
Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of the position, which require arduous exertion involving
prolonged standing, walking, bending, and reaching, and may involve the handling of heavy containers of mail and parcels
weighing up to 70 pounds.
PSE Mail Processing Clerks must work their assigned tour and days of work often within an industrial plant environment.
PSE Mail Processing Clerks must follow Postal Service policies and procedures for personal conduct at work, including
adhering to rules and regulations.
PSE Mail Processing Clerks at any time may be assigned to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and
professional appearance and demeanor in such interactions, including wearing a uniform when required.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans'
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview,
and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human
Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the
accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

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