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OFFICE PROCESSING CLERK I

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-001369-0001

GRADE

6

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Allegany County Health Department

12501 Willowbrook Road

Cumberland, MD  21502

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to perform typing assignments on a personal computer; enter and retrieve information from database; serve as receptionist, greet and assist clients; answer telephones, refer callers; schedule appointments; sort mail; file; and other related clerical and typing duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:    Completion of the eighth grade.

Experience:  Six months of experience typing correspondence, reports, charts or other documents from rough draft, corrected copy or oral instruction. on a keyboard of a personal computer, computer terminal or word processor.

NOTES:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience typing or performing other clerical duties on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate for the required experience.

3.  Candidates may substitute a minimum of five courses or six months of clerical training in subjects such as keyboarding, clerical math, word processing, spreadsheets, data base, graphics presentation, proofreading, or office etiquette for the required experience.

4.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration classifications or in Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the clerical support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified applicants MUST be able to type at a speed of not less than 40 w.p.m.  Typing test required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a typewriter or keyboard on a personal computer, computer terminal or word processor at a minimum of forty words per minute required.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov.