NAPUS

Initial Posting of 6 Hour Offices to Open August 20.

The initial posting of 6 hour offices will open August 20 and close September 4, 2013.

ELIGIBILITY STATEMENT FOR INITIAL POSTING:  

This position is posted [District-wide or Area-wide] with a limited area of consideration (LAC) to all career EAS Postmasters and EPM Postmasters Levels 51-55.  All qualified career postmasters are eligible to apply for this position.  

Noncompetitive requests from qualified career Postmasters at the same or higher grade, including DUO-impacted Postmasters applying for reassignment at their saved grade/level within their commuting area, may be submitted directly to the selecting official for consideration outside this competitive process.  Noncompetitive applicants are encouraged to include a copy of their eCareer profile along with their request.

PAY:  Under POStPlan, a Postmaster Level 16 or below who requests and accepts a 6-hour Postmaster position will maintain his or her currently hourly rate for hours paid in the PTPO or RMPO Postmaster position.  If the currently hourly rate exceeds the maximum for the grade, the rate will be protected until September 30, 2014.  Beginning October 1, 2014, the hourly rate will be reduced to the maximum for the pay grade.  For a summary of effects on benefits and leave for full time Postmasters placed into part time Postmaster positions, see Organizational Change FAQ #148 at https://liteblue.usps.gov/humanresources/organizationalchanges/pdf/oc_faq.pdf .  

ELIGIBILITY STATEMENT FOR SEQUENCE TWO POSTING:

This position is posted with a limited area of consideration (LAC) to all career EAS employees including EPM Postmasters Levels 51-55 [District-wide or Area-wide.)

Noncompetitive requests from qualified career EAS employees at the same or higher grade, including DUO-impacted Postmasters applying for reassignment at their saved grade/level within their commuting area, may be submitted directly to the selecting official for consideration outside this competitive process.  Noncompetitive applicants are encouraged to include a copy of their eCareer profile along with their request.

PAY:  Under POStPlan, a Postmaster Level 16 or below who requests and accepts a 6-hour Postmaster position will maintain his or her currently hourly rate for hours paid in the PTPO or RMPO Postmaster position.  If the currently hourly rate exceeds the maximum for the grade, the rate will be protected until September 30, 2014.  Beginning October 1, 2014, the hourly rate will be reduced to the maximum for the pay grade.  For a summary of effects on benefits and leave for full time Postmasters placed into part time Postmaster positions, see Organizational Change FAQ #148 at https://liteblue.usps.gov/humanresources/organizationalchanges/pdf/oc_faq.pdf

 

Charlie Moser
August 2, 2013