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Clerk I

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Exam #: OC-61071
Title: Clerk I
Deadline: March 30, 2023 5:00pm
Exam Date/Time: May 13, 2023 8:30am
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

The work involves direct responsibility for the planning and supervising of the work of a clerical staff in a department or unit.  In situations where this position does not function in an office supervisor capacity, the work will involve responsibility for dealing with complex systems, interpreting laws or technical regulations, and for making frequent new decisions, or for decisions which have broad ramifications and consequences.  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a department head or an administrator.  Direct supervision may be exercised over a clerical staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:


(A)      Four (4) years of paid full‑time or its part‑time or volunteer equivalent office clerical or secretarial experience; OR,


(B)      An Associate's degree in Secretarial Science, Office Technology or a closely related field, plus two (2) years of experience as described in (A) above; OR,


(C)      An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.



  • Successful completion of one (1) year of college coursework (or 30 semester credit hours) from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience.


  • Experience as a Teller, Cashier or Sales Clerk shall not be considered office clerical experience.

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