Employee rapidly and accurately transcribes alpha/numeric data from routine, complex, or rough source documents into computer usable form by operating any of several devices. Performs complex assignments such as entering detailed budgets and pay plans or data which deviates from a standard procedure according to changes in coded information. Accessing and manipulating the data is normally not required. Shift work may be necessary.
Hiring Process: This job requires a keyboard performance examination (P). (No written exam) Exams are given in Charleston only and no appointment is necessary. Applicants for Office Assistant or Secretary may optionally take the Typing test and Data Entry test on the same day. The test requires applicants to rapidly enter data (names, addresses) on a screen form. For schedule, and information about testing check our Job Opportunities Web Site (www.state.wv.us/admin/personnel).
If you apply online, do not take a copy of the application to the test center. DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU CAN TEST WITHIN 30 DAYS. Online applicants who do not test within 30 days of application will be rejected. Applicants using a paper application must present a completed application form at the test site. Positive identification is required. Caution: Any time you re-test your new score will replace any previous test score.
Your application will not be accepted if you do not meet stated minimum requirements.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent.
One year of full-time or part-time equivalent experience in data entry.
(1) Completion of twelve hours in computer science from a regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be submitted to our office. Your application will not be processed without verification documents.
(2) Completion of four courses in data processing, data entry, and/or word processing from an accredited business or vocational school may substitute through an established formula for the required experience. Your application will not be processed without verification documents.