Does your career path include becoming a Postmaster? If so, Manager, Post Office Operations Denise Young is offering an Ad-Hoc opportunity that may be of interest to you. Young is seeking a motivated and energetic individual with a wealth of postal knowledge and experience to serve as Key West Postmaster.
All qualified South Florida District career and non-career employees are eligible to apply for this Ad-Hoc position, not to exceed six months. The successful candidate will be assigned to the Key West Post Office, 400 Whitehead Street in Key West, FL.
Non-Scheduled Days: Saturday/Sunday; Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Decision Making/Problem Solving. Ability to carry out operational plans and procedures within the framework of policy. Ability to obtain and interpret relevant facts; analyze problems, complaints, and suggestions; devise effective plans and procedures; and take appropriate action. Ability to analyze problems and to devise improvements.
Budget Operations. Ability to prepare a budget and maintain financial records. Ability to carry out operations economically and efficiently. Ability to maintain operating cost and expenditures in proper relationship to the authorized budget.
Planning and Scheduling of Work. Ability to plan operations over appropriate time periods, taking into account variations in workload and available resources. Ability to adjust work activities and schedules to meet emergency operations.
Safety and Health. Knowledge of safety procedures needed to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained. Knowledge of procedures and techniques established to avoid injuries to self, employees, and customers. Knowledge of normal accident prevention measures and emergency procedures. Knowledge of a Postmaster's safety and health responsibilities. Knowledge of the relationships of safety and health considerations to efficient operations, including absenteeism and operating costs.
Customer and Community Relations. Ability to conduct operations in an attitude of responsive service to customers. Ability to present a favorable Postal Service image to the community. Ability to be active in community life. Ability to comprehend and communicate information, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of operating procedures and standards, postal rates and classes, and commonly encountered customer needs. Ability to sell ideas, positions, and recommendations to others. Ability to interact tactfully and relate well with others.
Knowledge of labor relations policies, including management's rights, the rights of employees and their representatives, national and local labor agreements, and applicable laws and regulations. Ability to negotiate effectively with employee groups. Knowledge of policy pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Ability to deal fairly with all employees, customers, and business contacts.
Employee Development. Ability to train and develop employees. Ability to delegate work to subordinates according to their current ability and capacity for growth.
Supervision. Ability to define assignments or projects clearly. Ability to delegate authority, and to work with and through others effectively. Ability to direct or coordinate individual or group action in order to accomplish a task or goal. Ability to motivate and lead employees of varied backgrounds and skill levels. Ability to deal fairly and objectively with subordinates.
How to Apply:Interested employees must submit their eCareer profile, along with a summary of accomplishments addressing the above eight requirements. All applications should be mailed to the below address for receipt by Close of Business (COB) Monday, August 7, 2017.
Denise YoungManager, Post Office Operations
USPS District Office
1900 W Oakland Park Blvd RM 129
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310-9998