DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is exacting clerical work of a moderately difficult nature which involves a responsibility for receiving, recording, coding, filing, and retrieving a variety of public records, documents and legal papers. This position differs from Records Clerk in that typing is required. Work is performed in accordance with established practices and procedures, under the supervision of a higher-level records clerk or, when the position exists in a non-county, by a municipal or district administrator. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the operation of alphabetical, numerical, subject and other filing systems; good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and filing equipment and supplies; familiarity with legal forms, documents and related terminology; ability to type at an acceptable rate of speed; ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions; ability to write legibly; clerical aptitude.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and two (2) years of office clerical or business experience, which shall have included typing experience.
Possession of official New York State Notary Public Commission within six (6) months of appointment, maintained throughout employment.
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