Receptionist - Bilingual

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No.: OC-60613 Name: Receptionist - Bilingual
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/11/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/05/22 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a clerical position which involves responsibility for receiving office callers and performing a variety of routine clerical duties requiring a moderate degree of decision making.  Employees of this class are required to translate and interpret conversations, written material and standard forms from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English and converse with Spanish callers or visitors.  The work involves answering phones, directing visitors and processing related paperwork and is performed in accordance with well‑defined objectives, policies and procedures.  This employee works independently under direct supervision from, and reports directly to, a higher level clerical employee or administrator. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. 


Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A)        Two (2) years of full‑time or its part‑time equivalent* paid clerical or office experience; OR,
(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two (2) year college or university with an Associate's degree in Secretarial Science; OR,
(C)        An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).
NOTE:  College level training in other than clerical or secretarial science area cannot be substituted for any work experience.


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