Clerk Typist I - Police
City of Bakersfield, CA - Bakersfield, CA

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Under immediate supervision, performs routine and repetitive typing and clerical duties; and performs other work as required.

Representative Duties:

Types letters, reports, case records, invoices, requisitions, and other material from copy or draft; types prescribed information onto cards and records from clearly defined sources; may type from machine transcription; sorts and files papers, bills, receipts and a variety of documents; searches files for specified information; receives and routes correspondence; receives the public and provides routine factual information; maintains simple operational records by transferring data, calculating totals and subtotals, or compiling summaries; Police Department employees may be required to operate a teletype machine and/or computer terminal.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applications will be accepted only from those applicants who properly complete the application and clearly demonstrate on the application and typing certificate that they possess the minimum qualifications which include:

* Graduation from high school or attainment of a satisfactory score on a G.E.D. test
* Ability to type 40 net words per minute
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word is highly desirable

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT: Applicants must submit a copy of a current typing certificate (dated within the last two years) of the filing deadline certifying 40 NET WORDS PER MINUTE. Please note that on-line typing certificates are not acceptable.

OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to: Do clerical work and learn office operations, procedures, and equipment; Spell correctly, use good English, and make simple arithmetical computations; Understand and follow oral and written directions; Establish and maintain cooperative relations with the public. Operate a variety of office equipment which may include word processing and personal computers.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENT: All applicants MUST be able to work shift work, which includes the night shift, weekends and holidays. There is a shift differential paid to employees working the night shift (differential pay is $.90 or $1.25 per hour depending on the assigned shift).

HOW TO APPLY: A completed City application and required typing certificate must be received by the Human Resources Office, 1600 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 by the filing deadline. Note: Employment applications must be properly completed in accordance with the instructions on face of application form. All pertinent information needed to determine that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications must be shown on the application with attached certificate; otherwise, the application will be rejected. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed application.

ORAL APPRAISAL INTERVIEW: (Weighted: 100%) March 12, 2013 (Tentative). An appraisal will be made of applicant's education, training, experience, and personal qualifications for the position. A minimum passing score of 70% is required. **NOTE: Admission to the Oral Appraisal Interview may be limited to those applicants who clearly demonstrate on the application, typing certificate the best combination of qualifications. Applicants possessing the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed admittance to the Oral Appraisal Interview.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: (Weighted: Pass/Fail) Prior to appointment, applicants must successfully complete an investigation of their personal history and background to determine suitability for this position with the Bakersfield Police Department.

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