Mail Superintendents - Physical Demands
Postmasters and mail superintendents frequently:
- Stand for long periods of time.
- Sit for long periods of time.
It is important for postmasters and mail superintendents to be able to:
- Understand the speech of another person.
- Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
- See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
It is not as important, but still necessary, for postmasters and mail superintendents to be able to:
- See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.
- Focus on one source of sound and ignore others.
- See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
- Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them.
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- Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.
- Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired.
- Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath.
- Coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving.
- Determine the distance between objects.