The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Mail Clerk in Lubbock, Texas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Mail Clerk – Lubbock, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 442224Start Date: 04/21/2021End Date: 05/11/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/11/2021. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: General Experience: You must have one year of general experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-3 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of general experience would typically include, but are not limited to: receives all facility mail from external sources, receives and separates internal mail for redistribution within the facility, processes appointment letters and may assist material handlers with receiving and delivering duties. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have two (2) years above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education may have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. One year of full time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) . OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond . You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Computer SkillsCustomer ServiceInterpersonal SkillsSelf-ManagementTechnical Competence Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The position places several physical demands upon the incumbent. Delivery routes require walking and traveling outside between buildings in all types of weather. The incumbent is required to move wheeled postal hampers weighing up to 80 pounds. Incumbent is required to individually lift and place parcels weighing up to 50 pounds and, with assistance, parcels weighing up to 70 pounds. Work requires standing and walking for extended periods. There is also so physical exertion necessary to set up, operate, and monitor the operation of reproduction equipment. Incumbent lifts, on a recurring basis, a variety of moderately heavy materials and supplies. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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