Full Job Description
United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10526360
If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the
examination may be limited.
Connecticut Valley District
Job Posting Period
01/23/2021 - 01/27/2021
This job has an exam requirement. Examining capacity has been reached for this posting. Applicants with an eligible exam
score will be considered. Applicants without an exam score cannot be considered. If you apply without an exam score, you
may be invited to take the exam later if job opportunities remain unfilled. Exam invitations are sent by email; watch your
email and spam filters. Veterans are encouraged to apply and will receive preference in examining in accordance with
Veteran Preference laws and regulations.
GENERAL CLERK VMF
450 WEST AVE
STAMFORD, CT 06910-9332
CONTACT INFORMATION: John Vasil | firstname.lastname@example.org
Title: GENERAL CLERK VMF
FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt
Occupation Code: 0301-48XX
Non-Scheduled Days: SAT/SUN
Hours: 12:00 P.M. - 08:30 P.M.
DRIVING REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of
unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions
or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.
SALARY RANGE: $20.75 - $27.96 per hour paid bi-weekly
FINANCE NUMBER: 87720
BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by
the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings
Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits
(FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care
Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care
(day care) expenses are also available. We offer extra pay when working on a federal holiday (10 per calendar year) as well
as accrued vacation and sick leave.
Persons Eligible to Apply
All U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or other territory owing permanent allegiance
to the United States. Applicants entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity
Act may apply for any posted position. Applicants must apply online at www.usps.com/careers to be considered for this
employment opportunity. You must have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment
opportunities, examinations (when applicable), and background checks will be sent by email. Please add the following email
domain addresses to your contact list to allow all correspondence to be received - @usps.gov; @jobtryout.net;
@psionline.com; @geninfo.com; @uspis.gov. EXAM: If an exam is required and you are invited to take the test, instructions
regarding the exam process will be sent to you via email. Please ensure you can receive email messages from our test
vendor and follow instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity. SCREENINGS: You may
receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this employment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly
as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity.
The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI
fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where
the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation,
the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding
5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only,
but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S.
government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or
as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background
check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.
Performs a variety of clerical duties relating to the maintenance of vehicles.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Establishes and maintains facility and perimeter vehicle maintenance schedules by listing all vehicles by capacity group
and type of maintenance; prepares work schedules indicating when vehicles prepares work schedules indicating when
vehicles are due for maintenance; makes initial preparation of work orders attaching vehicle maintenance record; computes
totals on the work orders; as directed, arranges for the delivery of vehicles to the facility for scheduled maintenance; informs
superior when schedules are not adhered to; and schedules high mileage vehicles for lubrication.
2. Establishes and maintains vehicle jackets and records; posts on a vehicle maintenance record card from work orders and
repair tags such information as date, mileage, type of maintenance or repair work performed, work order number and brief
description of work performed; circles in red repeat items of maintenance; distributes copies of the work orders and repair
tags as indicated on the forms; and reviews and maintains a file of contract work order-invoices for repair of perimeter
3. Calls to superior's attention improperly written work orders , repeat items of maintenance or road calls and other unusual
information which affects the maintenance program.
4. Sets up stock cards for each part or type of fuel and lubricant maintained in stock entering name, manufacturer's number,
stock number, maximum and minimum quantities to be stocked, location or bin number.
5. Posts to stock cards from invoices such data as receipt date , purchase order number, quantity received and unit price
and from mechanic's requisition such data as date, vehicle number , quantity issued and balance on hand, and posts to stock
cards issuance of fuels and lubricants.
6. Maintains record of trucks out of service and reasons therefor, obtaining data from supervisors.
7. Complies data for and prepares reports as instructed.
8. Verifies entries on time cards and notifies superior of any irregularities.
9. Operates various office machines such as typewriter, adding machine and calculator.
10. Prepares requisitions for supplies.
11. Assists in the storage and issuance of tools, parts and supplies.
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:
1. BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD Q0301x
(0301-48XX) GENERAL CLERK, VMF
DOCUMENT DATE: November 3, 2012
Assists with, and performs a variety of clerical and routine administrative duties in a motor vehicle maintenance facility.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES 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. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
2. Ability to read and understand instructions.
3. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
4. Ability to operate office machines such as calculator, adding machine, duplicating machine, etc., if required.
5. Ability to analyze, explain, and apply laws, regulations, rulings, and procedures pertinent to the work to be performed.
6. Ability to work with others.
7. Ability to schedule work, either materials or people.
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must demonstrate clerical and verbal abilities. This must be demonstrated by
successful completion of Postal Service Test 710.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
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.