Typing (35 wpm)
The tests must be completed/passed before 12 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013. Upon completion of this application, please contact Human Resources, at (561) 393-7801, to schedule your testing appointment. The Human Resources Department is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Please call during regular business hours to schedule your testing appointment.)
SCHEDULE : Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and during special events.
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs intermediate clerical work undertaking a variety of typing, filing, and related tasks in a municipal office; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.
Types letters, reports, bulletins, statements, charts, questionnaires, requisitions, and other materials from rough drafts or clean copy;
Compiles information from various sources and types on a variety of forms;
Checks and reviews a variety of data for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established regulations and procedures; prepares a variety of routine reports;
Answers telephone, files, communicates and corresponds with the public and provides routine information; accounts for basic assignment filing;
Makes copies of materials and assembles same for inclusion in reports, documents, agendas, etc.;
Operates standard office machines, word processing, and data entry equipment;
Accounts for daily revenues.
Maintains office files and keeps records; assembles information from various sources for records and reports;
Acts as receptionist and answers phone;
Relays and records messages as required;
Checks forms, records, reports, applications, etc. for accuracy;
Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND, ABILITIES:
General knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment, and clerical techniques; some knowledge of business English, inventory control, spelling, and arithmetic; ability to type accurately at a rate of 35 WPM; ability to make simple arithmetical calculations and file alphabetically; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school including or supplemented by a course in typing.