Company : United States Postal Service
Salary : $17.62 an hour
Location : Utah

Full Description

United States Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10602289

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.



Job Posting Period

07/11/2021 - 07/14/2021

This job has an exam requirement. Currently, applicants for this posting who do not yet have an exam score are being

invited to take the exam. Examining will continue until capacity has been reached.

Job Title


Facility Location


1275 S 4800 W

SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84104-4440

CONTACT INFORMATION: Danielle Bousha | | (801) 973-5501

Position Information


FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt

Occupation Code: 2395-0013

Non-Scheduled Days: VARIES: Many options to choose from, we operate every day of the year.

Hours: VARIES: Many shifts to choose from, we operate 24 hours per day.

This position requires an onsite presence. Remote work is not available.

Postal Support Employees (PSE) hold temporary appointments for periods not-to-exceed 360 days. Subsequent

appointments after a 5 day break in service may be offered but are not guaranteed and should not be expected because the

use of PSEs is discretionary and subject to business needs.

PSEs can be scheduled any hours and the position is intended to be very flexible, including weekends and holidays as

needed. PSEs must be available to work when needed. This position requires continual keyboarding and prolonged sitting.


Non-career 360-day term with possibility of reappointment. May lead to career position. Benefits include PTO at 1 hr for every

20 hrs in pay status, holiday pay for 6 holidays, and pay raises per APWU National Agreement. Immediately eligible for

USPSHB Plan with a $125 employer premium contribution. Contribution towards greater than Self Only is 65% (75% if

reappointed). Upon a conditional reappointment to a 2nd 360-day term after a break in service of no more than 5 days,

eligible for: health insurance under FEHB with Postal premium contributions towards APWU CDHP; dental and vision

insurance through FEDVIP; flexible spending accounts through FSAFEDS and long term care insurance through FLTCIP.

Wounded Warrior leave available if eligible.

SALARY RANGE: $17.62 per hour paid bi-weekly


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 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 -;;;; 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.

Background Check

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.

Functional Purpose

Operates data conversion equipment in transforming information from source documents to computer input forms.


1. Operates conventional keypunch and electronic data entry equipment from source documents to an input suitable for

computer processing.

2. Performs a mechanical verification of keypunched information.

3. Selects correct program format and operating mode for each data entry system job application.

4. Prepares and maintains program control cards for jobs processed on keypunch/key verifier equipment for each specific


5. Maintains format instructions for all keypunching jobs performed in the facility.

6. Records machine utilization information for each and submits to the supervisor.

7. Occasionally performs other job related tasks in support of primary duties.

8. Follows established safe work methods, procedures and safety precautions while performing all duties.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Operates data conversion equipment in transforming information from source documents to computer input forms.

Duties for the DCO position may requiring light lifting, light carrying, prolonged sitting, use of fingers, ability of rapid mental

and muscular coordination, both hands are required or compensated by the use of acceptable prosthesis, ability to

distinguish basic colors and shades of colors, hearing (aid permitted), near vision correctable at 13” to 16”, far vision
correctable in one eye to 20/40 and to 20/100 in the other, ability to sit for 6-10 hours per day with alternating 5 and 10

minute hourly breaks. Applicants must be able to perform the duties of the position with or without accommodation.


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:




FUNCTION: Operates data conversion equipment in transforming information from source documents to computer input


DESCRIPTION OF WORK: See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

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


Knowledge of computer systems.

Ability to follow instructions.

Ability to communicate.

Ability to work with others.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must successfully complete the Virtual Entry Assessment – MP (476).

Applicants must also demonstrate the ability to key data on a computer terminal at a rate of 35 correct lines within five

minutes. This must be demonstrated by successful completion of Postal Service Test 714 at the high standard.


Applicants who qualify and are selected under this standard will be required to complete prescribed training satisfactorily.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position with or

without reasonable accommodations.

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.

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