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[74 Stat. 638]
[74 Stat. 638]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960

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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 post office. (G) Eeviews reports and recommendations of subordinates and attends to administrative matters essential to the management of the post office. (H) Represents the postmaster in relationships 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 responsi-

ble to the postmaster. (b) POSTMASTER, FIRST CLASS OFFICE. (KP-40)

(1) BASIC FUNCTION.—Is responsible for all operations of a first class post office, including direction and supervision of mails, finance, buildings, personnel, and related services in the main post office, stations and branches. This office has approximately seven hundred employees, annual receipts of $4,470,000, seventy-seven Governmentowned vehicle units, eight classified stations and branches, and two hundred carrier routes within its jurisdiction. (2)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.—

(A) Organizes the post office to insure expeditious handling of the mails and to provide courteous and efficient postal service to patrons. (B) Represents the Post Office Department in its relationships with the public in the area. (C) Appoints personnel to serve in the post office within the limits prescribed by Departmental and Civil Service Regulations; determines that personnel are carefully selected and adequately trained in 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) Reviews 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 accordance 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 Center or the Department. (3) ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.—Administratively responsi-

ble to a regional director or other designated superior. § 3527. Positions in salary level 16 (a) GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT, PTS DIVISION. (KP-41)

(1) BASIC FUNCTION.—Directs all activities of a division of the Postal Transportation Service of average size and complexity in terms of numbers of employees and in expenditure of funds, or in terms of the importance of the mail gateways in the division, the volume and