INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
Job Title: KEYBOARDING CLERK 1
Municipal Clerk’s Office
Salary: $20,300 - $25,000
Due Date: Submit letter of interest and resume to the Business Administrator by Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 3:30pm.
Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; formats and key enters/types correspondence, documents, reports, charts and other materials on a computer console, typewriter, or other
key entry device used by the agency; does other related duties as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
NOTE: Keyboarding clerks typically spend a majority of their work time (more than 50%) typing or operating keyboard equipment. Speed and accuracy are essential for all keyboarding positions.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Key enters or types documents from handwritten draft into draft or final form, according to prescribed formats, by transferring information onto letters, reports, schedules, and itinerary.
Key enters or types addresses on envelops, or information on forms, form letters, or other form-type documents.
Edits, proofreads and performs spelling or grammar checks to ensure typographical accuracy.
Key enters or types technical, scientific, financial, statistical, and other statements, reports, certificates, correspondence, memoranda, payrolls, vouchers, purchase orders, charts, forms, tabulations, bills, warrants, contracts, specifications, case records, manuscripts, and legal documents from copy, records, tapes, or other recording equipment.
Utilizes printers and printing software to produce final documents; will make use of software packages such as standard word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail (e-mail), desktop publishing and integrated software packages as required.
Receives, screens, reviews and verifies documents.
Reviews and checks assigned reports, applications, and other documents for corrections and completeness; refers problems to a supervisor for resolution.
Opens, time stamps, sorts, numbers, and distributes mail.
Maintains prepared mailing lists.
Receives applications, documents, forms and fees; screens, sorts and assembles this information for further processing.
May wrap packages for shipment by mail or express.
Assembles materials for distribution.
Hand stamps letters, papers, and other documents.
Fills in and checks form letters, circulars, and forms as directed.
Compiles information and/or numerical data.
Provides general, routine information in person or over the telephone; refers complicated or non-routine inquiries to appropriate staff.
May assist in requisitioning, storing, and distributing office supplies.
Schedules administrative proceedings as required; may process requests for scheduling changes.
Operates various types of office and mail processing machines such as a keyboard equipment, typewriter, calculators, computer printers, sorter, photo-copier, fax machine, stamping machine, labeling machine, etc.; may perform simple maintenance tasks such as adding toner, paper or changing print ribbons.
Key enters or types simple or routine reports and/or assists in the preparation of reports by gathering data, tabulating results, and/or preparing simple charts.
Maintains records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
NOTE: Applicants will be required to demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding or typing.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.
Ability to operate an alphanumeric keyboard or typewriter with speed and accuracy, to produce documents such as letters, memos, reports, charts, forms and other materials.
Ability to format, use, and prepare forms, charts and other documents.
Ability to proofread documents and correct errors.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
Ability to comprehend established office routines and department regulations.
Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods.
Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations and tabulations.
Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames.
Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department.
Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on office machines and other equipment.
Ability to maintain records and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units after a period of training.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.