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AB40 - Postal Center Director III

Band 5  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs the operation of the statewide interagency mail service or directs the activities of a large federal contract postal station.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Interprets and applies agency policies and procedures.
Directs all phases of the interagency mail service, such as the distribution of all correspondence, the correction of problems concerning mail delivery and the investigation of mail fraud.
Directs the operations of a contracted federal postal station.
Develops budgets, prepares reports and schedules services.
Manages records for mail activities, such as the volume and cost of mail.
Coordinates the handling of special mail items.
Plans and develops proposals for the expansion of interagency mail services.
Directs postal-related computer operations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the United States Postal Service.
Knowledge of fiscal and personnel administration.
Ability to make judicious decisions that will impact statewide mail operations.
Ability to make appropriate decisions by applying established standards and available information to specific situations.
Ability to plan and direct the activities of a complex postal operation.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Some positions require a valid driver's license and eligibility for bonding.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and experience as a supervisor in postal, courir or delivery services.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and experience as a supervisor in postal, courier or delivery services.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors in all temperature ranges. (Frequent)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift materials up to 75 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to move objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to move objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to move materials up to 75 lbs. by rolling, pushing, pulling or carrying, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to carry weights up to 50 lbs. a distance of 15 feet, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Must be ambidextrous. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.


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