Clerk Typist Senior
State of Mississippi 27 reviews - Mississippi

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The incumbent performs various narrative and tabular typing work from written material in combination with clerical work other than that covered by a specialized class. The work is generally routine or standardized but involves a choice of action within limits defined by sound clerical practices. Comprehensive, detailed instructions are received from the immediate supervisor. Contacts with persons within or outside the agency are frequent and involve the exchange of routine, factual information. The incumbent may exercise direct line supervision over one subordinate employee.

Examples of Work:
Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintains a filing system for classifying, retrieving, and disposing of such materials as correspondence, records, reports, and other documents.

Places local and long distance calls as needed; handles and/or refers incoming telephone calls and documents action taken; and refers clients and/or visitors to the appropriate persons or functional area.

Compiles and records data onto records, forms, and other similar documents for subsequent processing by other individuals within the agency.

Routes correspondence and other materials by name or functional area in order to ensure that such materials are distributed in a timely manner.

Performs record-keeping or formatting tasks which require the ability to use simple mathematical computations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.

Types non-technical and technical letters, memos, reports, and other varied narrative and tabular material from longhand notes, typed or printed copy, or drawings, each requiring knowledge sufficient to ensure correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and basic grammar.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED);


One (1) year of experience related to the described duties.

Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Essential Functions:
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Types both technical and non-technical materials including narrative and tabular materials of various complexities and difficulties.

2. Maintains office records.

3. Maintains filing system

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