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Typist Clerk III / S.I.P

  • Classified

Salary range: 24

Reports to: Department Head

OVERVIEW

Under general supervision and S.I.P. funding, perform a wide variety of complex and responsible clerical or secretarial work of more than average difficulty; related work as required.

QUALIFICATION
  • A.A. degree or equivalent required
  • Three years of broad and varied clerical experience
  • ┬čKeyboard at a minimum rate of 50 words per minute from ordinary transcript or printed material
  • Current history of employer evaluations with satisfactory marks in all areas
  • Successful experience demonstrating tact, courtesy, and positive attitude, and maintaining cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
  • Perform a wide variety of difficult clerical work including typing, checking, and recording information
  • Compile information for and preparing reports
  • Maintain file systems
  • Review requisitions
  • Prepare purchase orders
  • Order books, supplies, or other materials
  • Maintain budgetary records
  • Interview office visitors in person or over the telephone
  • Answer questions concerning the department's activities
  • Refer persons to another source of information
  • Schedule appointments with the administrator
  • Transcribe research reports and reports of meetings and interviews
  • Compose, either independently or from oral instructions, letters requesting or giving information dealing with school district activities
  • Prepare agenda and minutes of meetings
  • Learn office rules, methods and policies
  • Follow oral and written directions
  • Perform responsible and difficult clerical work without close supervision with accuracy and speed
  • Meet the public tactfully and courteously
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Carry out verbal and written directions independently
  • Make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately
  • Keyboard at a speed of not less than 50 words per minute from clear copy
  • With appropriate training, may be called upon to give First Aid or CPR
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Thorough knowledge of operations, procedures, specific rules and precedents of the particular department to which assigned;
  • Modern office methods and equipment;
  • Ability to a ssume responsibility and use good judgment;
  • Basic elements of good English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and arithmetic.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds or more. The position may entail working directly with students. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed in a standard office environment; the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Year: 10 Months

Revision Date: 02/09/2011

Initial date: 01/05/1982

Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.