Senior Clerk Typist
Conejo Valley Unified School District - Thousand Oaks, CA

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Applications will be accepted beginning Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 8:00 am and will close when a sufficient number of applications have been received or May 29, 2013, 4:00 pm, whichever comes first.

SOME POSITIONS WILL REQUIRE BILINGUAL-SPANISH LANGUAGE AND WRITING COMPETENCY.

Under general supervision, to perform difficult and responsible clerical work; to be responsible for a functional unit of activity which may include supervision of clerical employees; to do related work as required.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
This is the highest level class in the general clerical series. Positions in this class are distinguished from those in the next lower class of Intermediate Clerk Typist by the assignment of duties requiring, in addition to general clerical ability, a greater working knowledge of the technical subject matter and functions of the office. Work is usually varied in nature, requires the incumbent to secure more information than is given with the assignment, and involves selection and application of standard, technical or legal concepts, and procedures for solutions of a problem. Positions in this class may be assigned working supervision over clerical employees engaged in closely related activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a continuing primary responsibility, performs complex clerical work involving the analysis of a variety of source materials and a thorough familiarity with policies, procedures, terminology, and various applicable laws in order to obtain the necessary data;

May oversee the work of clerical assistants;

Compiles a variety of narrative and statistical reports, locating sources of information, devising forms to secure data, and determining proper format for finished report;

Answers questions and types correspondence that requires searching for and abstracting technical data and detailed explanation of laws, policies, or procedures, and refers only matters requiring policy decisions to immediate superior;

Originates and maintains various complex files and records;

Performs other difficult, independent, and technical clerical work requiring knowledge of the procedures and policies of the office or unit;

May direct and instruct student helpers in the performance of routine clerical and office duties.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:
Three years of increasingly responsible clerical experience, or, one year at or equivalent to the level of Intermediate Clerk Typist with the Conejo Valley Unified School District.

Education:
Persons with the experience, knowledge and abilities as stated are considered to have the necessary education.

APPLICATION & EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:

Applications will be accepted beginning Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 8:00 am and will close when a sufficient number of applications have been received or May 29, 2013, 4:00 pm, whichever comes first.

Beginning May 28, 2013 at 8:00 am, complete the ON-LINE application by clicking the "Apply" link at the top of the page.
Be sure your application reflects all relevant experience, paid or volunteer. Describe your experience within the application; do not attach a cover letter or supplemental resume to convey your experience. Answer all Supplemental Questions completely.

Examination Process
1. GENERAL FITNESS EXAM - Testing to assess Microsoft Word and Excel 2010 proficiency, English language usage and grammar, proofreading, and fundamental clerical knowledge. EXAM DATE: Monday, June 3, 2013 ONLY.

For successful candidates on the General Fitness Exam,

2. ORAL INTERVIEW
- evaluating clerical work experience and job-related training. EXAM DATE: TBD
The Oral interview will contain questions that assess technical knowledge and experience, and one's general fitness for successful performance in the position.

3. OPTIONAL BILINGUAL/SPANISH ASSESSMENT - Upon Passing the Written and Oral Examination, an optional Bilingual/Spanish assessment will be given and scored as Pass/Fail. Upon passing the Bilingual Assessment

, eligible to be certified for Bilingual-Spanish positions in this classification. A total score will be computed using weighted scores on the written and oral examinations. Applicants must receive a passing score on each exam to be placed on the eligibility list.

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