STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A05

Class No. 0053

CLERK I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level clerical work in areas such as bookkeeping, inventory control, statistics, employment, human resources, purchasing, mail processing, or accounting. Work involves compiling and tabulating data, checking documents for accuracy, transporting documents, and maintaining files. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Produces and proofs correspondence, reports, purchase orders, summaries, manuals, vouchers, records, and other related forms.

Answers inquiries regarding policies and procedures, assists the public and staff in filling out forms, and provides information to the public by mail or phone.

Posts information to agency records and modifies forms or records.

Assembles, organizes, and tabulates data.

Files and maintains supplies, forms, records, and reports.

Opens and distributes incoming mail and prepares mail-outs.

May assist in conducting physical inventory.

May perform data entry and retrieval.

May deliver, pick up, or receive documents, supplies, mail, equipment, or materials; check for quantity and quality; or make arrangements for repairs and services. 

May maintain office schedules and appointments and perform backup receptionist or telephone switchboard duties.

May receive and count cash and take deposits to the bank.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Familiarity with clerical operations. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of office procedures and of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and arithmetic.

Skill in the use of a computer and office equipment.

Ability to prepare and maintain records, files, and reports; and to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require a valid driver’s license.


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Revised 9-1-17