Secretary III

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No.: S3-0910-22 Name: Secretary III
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 07/26/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 09/10/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies by agency

Description of Duties

This is an entry level secretarial position responsible for performing routine secretarial tasks which may include transcription from dictation equipment. The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of this position. Employees serve as secretarial support to staff of a unit or major section. The work is performed in accordance with general instructions regarding objectives, policies and procedures and is submitted in its final form.  Independent judgment is restricted to the application of standard procedures to specific cases. The employee reports directly to and works under general supervision of a higher level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)        Two (2) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* office secretarial experience; OR,

(B)        Graduation with a diploma or certificate from a school of business or business institute with a major in Secretarial Science, Word Processing or related area, plus one (1)                year of experience as defined in (A) above; OR,

(C)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Secretarial Science; OR

(D)        Graduation from a school of business or business institute with an Associate’s degree in Secretarial Science; OR,

(E)         An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), (C) and (D) above.



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