The City of Houston SENIOR CLERK in Houston, Texas
$12.00 - $16.80 Hourly
1200 Travis, TX
6/19/2018 11:59 PM Central
Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Posting Number: 19692
Division/Section: EMPLOYEE SERVICES
Workdays & Hours: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8 AM - 4PM*
Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs complex clerical and general office functions, including preparing and maintaining records and files, typing, processing mail, answering telephones and processing photo identification cards. Researches files, retrieves and files documents. Prepares and types records and reports. Maintains files and records. Operates office machines such as calculator, typewriter, and copier. May operate a terminal console or related office equipment in fulfilling work assignments. Processes incoming and outgoing mail. Answers telephone and takes messages; greets and directs visitors. Performs a variety of typing assignments including correspondence, reports, charts, etc. Assists with various projects as requested. Maintains records, checks data and prepares standard reports. May train and/or assign and check work of lower level clerks.
The position occasionally requires stooping or bending. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.
"Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required."
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through nine to eleven years of formal schooling. No special knowledge of any subject area or technical field is required.
One year of clerical experience is required.
*Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. *
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
None, however, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION NO
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 8
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquiries please contact 713-308-1286.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations call TTY 7-1-1.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.
• Life insurance
• Long-term disability
• Retirement pension
• 457 deferred compensation plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• 10 days of vacation each year
• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday
• Flexible schedules
• Professional development opportunities
• Transportation/parking plan
• Section 125 pretax deductions
• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html
What is the highest level of education obtained?
Less than GED/High School Diploma
High School Diploma or GED
Associate Degree or higher
How many years of clerical experience do you have?
Less than one year
At least one year less than two years
two or more years
Work setting experience – Senior Clerk (check all that apply that can be verified):
Route telephone calls and take messages
Greets and directs visitors
Maintain records and files
Processes incoming and outgoing mail
None of the above
Are you a CURRENT Houston Police Department employee?
Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?