PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960
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(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. § 3531. Positions in salary level 20 REGIONAL DIRECTOR. (KP-49) (1) BASIC FUNCTION.—Directs the management of all postal ac-
tivities within the jurisdiction of an assigned region in accordance with basic departmental policies and with functional direction and guidance from Assistant Postmasters General. (2)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.—
(A) Develops and formulates policies and practices for the region within basic policies and instructions of the Postmaster General. (B) Manages post office operations. (C) Administers routing, distribution, and transportation of mail within and in transit through the region. (D) Arranges for the provision of adequate facilities and equipment for all postal functions in the region. (E) Administers the personnel program of the region, including employment, placement, training, evaluation of positions, employee relations, and other personnel functions. (F) Authorizes and issues allowances for all expenditures and exercises budgetary controls. (G) Administers cost reduction programs and provides industrial engineering services to operating segments of the region. (H) Maintains effective public relations with the general public, large mail users, and with Federal, State, and municipal authorities. (3) ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.—Administratively responsi-
ble to the Deputy Postmaster General. Directs, through subordinate officials approximately thirty thousand to thirty-five thousand employees in some three thousand offices within the region. COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES § 3541. P a y periods and computation of rates (a) Employees in the postal field service shall be paid compensation ill twenty-six installments. Each installment shall be the compensation for a pay period of two weeks. (b) As basic compensation for a full pay period, an employee, other than an hourly rate employee, shall be paid an amount equal to one twenty-sixth of his annual basic compensation. As basic compensation for a portion of a pay period, the employee shall be paia basic compensation computed in accordance with subsection (d) of this section for the number of days and hours of service for which he has credit. (c) As basic compensation for the pay period, an hourly rate employee shall be paid an amount equal to the product of his hourly rate of basic compensation and the number of hours of service for which ho has credit. (d) For purposes of computing rates of compensation other than annual rates the following rules govern: (1) To compute an hourly rate of basic compensation for employees other than substitute employees, the annual rate of basic compensation shall be divided by 2,080. (2) To compute an hourly rate of basic compensation for substitute employees, the annual rate of basic compensation shall be divided by 2,016.