DOCUMENT DATE: September 28, 2019
Performs distribution and a variety of tasks to support sales of products and services. Maintains professional and effective
public relations with customers and others requiring familiarity with postal laws, regulations, and current procedures.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.
421 SALES AND SERVICES (V3.9) - Essential Scale: Yes/No_Qualification Proficiency: Yes Computer Based Exam
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs) that are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the
position. Individuals 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. Successful completion of the
applicable testing procedure(s) is sufficient to demonstrate at least minimum competency to perform these tasks
satisfactorily. In certain circumstances, applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of experience,
education, or training, any of which may be non-postal. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
1. Ability to work and deal with people sufficient to work cooperatively and interact positively with customers, co-workers, as
well as responding appropriately to changing conditions or unique customer or coworker situations. 2. Ability to communicate
orally refers to expressing spoken ideas or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving instructions, and
providing information. 3. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations refers to performing basic calculations such as
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers, fractions and decimals. 4. Ability to work independently
refers to following either spoken or written instructions or directions, multitasking and organizing time effectively to perform
work assignments, either with or without direct supervision. 5. Ability to reference, comprehend and use information refers to
gathering information from both oral and written sources, retaining it for future use, providing it in response to request (e.g.,
on forms, and using it to identify the appropriate course of action to resolve a situation based upon postal laws, regulations,
and current procedures. 6. Demonstrating conscientiousness and initiative refers to taking care in performing work
assignments and working toward task completion. 7. Ability to safely perform the duties common to the position.
Applicants must successfully complete the Virtual Entry Assessment CS (477)
Individuals who qualify and are selected under this standard will be required to complete prescribed training satisfactorily to
demonstrate possession, through testing and/or practical demonstration, each of the knowledge, skills and abilities covered
at the level required by the job. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. The following KSAs are covered by this
1. Ability to sell products and services includes providing timely and courteous customer service, persuasive selling to
customer needs, providing product information, creating/maintaining an aesthetically pleasing retail environment and
completing sales transactions. 2. Ability to interact with a variety of customers to gather information, evaluate service needs
and respond appropriately to unique customer situations. 3. Ability to identify and analyze problems by gathering information
from both oral and written sources and developing an appropriate course of action to resolve the situation. 4. Ability to