Office Account Clerk

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No.: POAC-0910-22 Name: Office Account Clerk
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 07/26/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 09/10/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies by agency
Agency/Dept.: BOCES #1, Brighton, Brockport, Gates-Chili and Spencerport School Districts, and Towns of Irondequoit and Webster

Description of Duties

This is an entry level clerical accounting position involving routine calculating, posting, and verifying operations to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records for a department or agency.  Employees may also assist a more experienced worker in performing the more difficult and responsible phases of accounts maintenance work.  The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of the position.  Assignments are performed independently and involve application of well‑defined accounting procedures and practices.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a higher level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

BOCES #1 and Gates-Chili Central School District:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at one of the agencies listed above  and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Office Clerk IV immediately preceding the date of the written test.

Brighton and Brockport Central School Districts; and the Town of Irondequoit:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at one of the agencies listed above and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Office Clerk III or twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Office Clerk IV immediately preceding the date of the written test.

Spencerport Central School District:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at Spencerport Central School District and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Office Clerk III immediately preceding the date of the written test.

Town of Webster:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at Town of Webster and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Office Clerk III or twelve (12) months holding the position of Assessment Clerk or twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Office Clerk IV immediately preceding the date of the written test.

A combination of time served in multiple titles sufficient to meet the maximum period of required service is also qualifying.

Any person, otherwise meeting the requirements for an examination, who was laid off from an agency for which the examination is being held, and whose name is presently on a preferred list is eligible to compete in the examination. When completing the application, such person should be sure to indicate his/her present employment and/or the title and location of his/her last permanent employment in the municipality.

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