Required Qualifications: As per Civil Service standards and specifications. Must have taken and passed the specific job related Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list. Selected candidate must pass required keyboarding proficiency test prior to appointment.
Brief Description of Duties: Perform entry-level clerical and office support work, including processing transactions and maintaining records in a variety of organizational settings.
General Office Support:
Answer questions from and provide information to various parties regarding agency activities, transactions, and procedures. Refer inquiries as necessary.
Operate various communication systems such as telephones and computers; and keep records of such communications.
Operate, and perform basic cleaning and maintenance on, office machines and equipment. Clear paper jams in copiers, scanners and printers; replace toner cartridges; and clean keyboards and screens.
Schedule appointments and meetings using various office tools.
Perform routine processing activities, including checking forms for completeness and accuracy.
Maintain basic financial, accounting, and/or statistical records.
Perform calculations and computations, primarily on computers and calculators, using known and standard formulas and methods.
As needed and as directed, contact various internal and external parties to obtain information.
Prepare, process, review, and record numerical transactions and records. This activity may include: processing bills and vouchers; reviewing or auditing calculations or statistics; or disbursing or receiving items of value such as cash or vouchers, including, for example, such tasks as calculating and collecting fees.
Keyboarding and Document Preparation:
Type, proofread, review, and correct correspondence, documents, records, and other written material.
Transcribe hand-written materials.
Make appropriate corrections for format, accuracy, and validity.
Assist in gathering or compiling data for reports, graphs, charts, tables, or other products.
Create graphs, charts, or other visual aids to display data.
May also prepare routine reports or assist others in the preparation of reports, following established guidelines.
Record-Keeping and Filing
Maintain, update, and correct records and files.
Receive, screen, review, and verify documents, forms, applications, claims, and other documents for completeness, content, and accuracy.
Establish new files by coding and numbering forms, creating folders, and compiling relevant material.
Stores and Mail:
Receive, pick up, deliver, open, appropriately record, time stamp, sort, and distribute mail, e-mail, or other forms of correspondence or communication, or goods, materials, or stores.
Maintain files, correspondence, documents, records, materials, and stores pursuant to guidelines.
Maintain various listings for mail service purposes.
Process outgoing mail by inserting letters into envelops, sealing envelopes, and applying correct postage.
May operate a motor vehicle to pick up and deliver mail.
Receive, unload, unpack, sort, store, count, and distribute goods received, following established procedures.
Advise supervisor upon receipt of damaged goods or incomplete or incorrect shipments.
Issue and may deliver goods from stock according to procedure.
May package goods for shipment.
Take periodic physical inventory and maintain perpetual inventory records.
Keep shelves and stock clean, neat, and in proper place.
Data Entry and Verification:
Enter data and information into and retrieve data and information from computerized systems.
Verify data previously transcribed or entered to detect errors.
Perform various clerical or office assistance tasks such as scanning documents, and verifying accuracy of data from scanned documents.
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
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Official Job Title: Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding)
Job Field: Civil Service Positions
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Campus Residences/Residential Programs-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Aug 7, 2019
Posting End Date: Aug 22, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG6
Appointment Type: Permanent
Internal Number: 1902341
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