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RURAL CARR ASSOC/SRV REG RTE
OCCUPATION CODE: 2325-07XX
JOB LEVEL: B-RAUX-05
Written Exam
RURAL CARRIER (RCS-00)


OCCUPATION CODE:
2325-01XX

DOCUMENT DATE:
July 15, 2008 FUNCTION Cases, delivers and collects mail along a prescribed rural route using a vehicle; provides customers on the route with a variety of services. DESCRIPTION OF WORK See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above. REQUIREMENTS There are no separately evaluated knowledge, skill, or ability requirements for this position. EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS Individuals must successfully complete Postal Service Test 473, which includes the following measures of job-related knowledge, skills, and

abilities:
A. Address Checking B. Forms Completion C. Coding & Memory D. Personal Characteristics and Experience Inventory Individuals must successfully complete Postal Service Test 804, Initial Road Test, which assesses basic driving skills using a passenger vehicle. The test reflects the typical, normal driving conditions encountered by carriers. TRAINING/EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS Individuals who qualify and are selected under this standard will be required to complete prescribed training satisfactory to demonstrate, through testing and/or practical demonstration, possession of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required for the job. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. KSAs include Postal Service driving policies, safe driving practices, and skills associated with specific job duties. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be physically able to efficiently perform the duties of this position, which require arduous exertion involving prolonged standing, walking, bending and reaching, and may involve handling heavy containers of mail weighing up to the allowable maximum mailing weight. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS Rural Carriers are required to provide service to the public. They must maintain a neat and professional appearance and demeanor in such interactions. Applicants must have a valid state driver's license and demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record. Rural carriers shall furnish all necessary vehicle equipment for prompt handling of the mail unless the vehicle is furnished by the Employer. For each day on which a carrier or replacement who is required to provide a vehicle receives pay in an active duty status as a rural carrier, such employee shall be paid for equipment maintenance allowance for the day determined from the applicable schedule.

Doc Date: 11/01/2010   Occ Code: 2325-07XX

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