Senior Office Clerk I

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No.: OC-65953 Name: Senior Office Clerk I
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 03/12/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 05/11/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a senior level clerical position involving the performance of complex clerical/secretarial and routine administrative business tasks. The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of this position. The employee is required to exercise independent judgment in solving office management problems and act in behalf of the administrator in accomplishing administrative business. This title differs from the Office Clerk I title by virtue of its higher level interpretive and decision making responsibilities relating to agency administrative functions. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, an administrator and is permitted considerable freedom in referring or responding to inquiries. Direct supervision may be exercised over a clerical staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Six (6) years of paid full-time or its part-time/volunteer* equivalent office clerical or secretarial experience; OR,
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Secretarial Science, Office Technology, or a closely related field, plus four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time/volunteer* equivalent experience as defined in (A) above; OR,
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
1. Successful completion of one (1) year of college coursework (or thirty (30) semester credit hours) from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience.
2. Experience as a Teller, Cashier or Sales Clerk will not be considered appropriate experience for the purposes of these minimum qualifications.

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