Works under general supervision & requires considerable knowledge of clerical procedures & typewriting format & procedures in order to provide full range of general office work & produce routine typed materials (i.e., documents requiring formatting & correction of punctuation & grammar).
Examples of Duties
Prepares routine typed copy from notes or written or dictaphone material (e.g., reports, articles, correspondence) & proofs & corrects work.
Performs clerical tasks (e.g., sends out mail; receives & distributes mail; receives & logs in material & maintains records; provides basic information to inquirer; answers telephone; orders supplies).
Must be 18 years old and have high school diploma or equivalent (GED); 2 courses or 6 mos. exp. in typing; 3 mos. trg. or 3 mos. exp. in general office practices & procedures; formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading, writing & speaking common English vocabulary.
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Must type 50 WPM.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of general office practices & procedures; agency-specific office practices & procedures*; addition & subtraction. Skill in typing; transcription*. Ability to carry out detailed but basic written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving few variables within familiar context; read, copy & record figures; answer routine inquiries from public; transcribe dictation; sort mail & arrange items in numerical or alphabetical order; move fingers easily to perform manual functions repeatedly; proofread material, recognize errors & make corrections.
(*) May be developed after employment.