The City of Houston SENIOR CLERK in Houston, Texas

SENIOR CLERK

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SENIOR CLERK

Salary

$12.00 - $16.80 Hourly

Location

1200 Travis, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Police Department

Job Number

19692

Closing

6/19/2018 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEW

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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."

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

One year of clerical experience is required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

None.

PREFERENCES

*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. *

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

None, however, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION NO

SALARY INFORMATION

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• 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

01

What is the highest level of education obtained?

  • Less than GED/High School Diploma

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associate Degree or higher

02

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

03

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

04

Are you a CURRENT Houston Police Department employee?

  • Yes

  • No

05

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?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question