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[74 Stat. 636]
[74 Stat. 636]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960


PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960

[74 S T A T.

determines that personnel are carefully selected and adequately trained lor their respective positions. (D) Supervises the administration of the Efficiency Appraisal System and is responsible for maintaining satisfactory employee relations with representatives of employee organizations and individual employees. (E) Kevievvs estimates of manpower needs and operating allowances, submits requests and recommendations as required, and determines that operations are efficiently carried out and expenditures authorized in accordance with approved estimates. (F) Provides for the safeguarding of all moneys, the operation and maintenance of equipment and other facilities of the post office, and for the expenditure of funds in acc'ordance with applicable laws and regulations. (G) Approves requisitions for supplies and equipment submitted by operating officials of the post office for submission to the Supply Tenter or the Department. (3) ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.—Administratively responsible to a district manager. § 3525. Positions in salary level 14 (a) ASSISTANT POSTMASTER, FIRST CLASS OFFICE. (KP-37) (1) BASIC FUNCTION.—Serves as the overall assistant to the postmaster, particularly on internal operations, and provides general direction over the mails, finance, administrative, and service functions of the post office. This office has approximately one thousand and two hundred employees, annual receipts of $8,460,000, one hundred and seventeen Government-owned vehicle units, sixteen classified stations and branches, and two hundred and ninety carrier routes within its jurisdiction. (2)


(A) Participates in the organization and management of the office to insure expeditious handling of the mails and to provide courteous and efficient service to patrons. (B) Reviews and evaluates recommendations referred to the postmaster by subordinates with respect to promotions and disciplining of post office personnel; generally oversees the training of all personnel for their respective positions. (C) Directs a continuous audit program concerning the accountability of responsible finance employees of the office. (D) Reviews estimates of manpower needs and operating allowances for action of the postmaster. (E) Analyzes and reports to the postmaster the daily manpower expenditures and is responsible through designated subordinates for maintaining proper apportionment of authorized allowances to operating units. (F) Gives assistance and direction to key subordinate officials in planning and executing the mail handling, finance, and administrative programs of the i:)ost office. (G) Reviews reports and recommendations of subordinates and attends to administrative matters essential to the management of the post office. (H) Represents the postmaster in relationship with the public in the area, including representation with employee organizations. (I) Carries out special assignments for and as directed by the postmaster. (J) Assumes complete responsibility and authority for the post office in the postmaster's absence and at other times as required. (3) ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.—Administratively responsible to the postmaster.