Clerk/Typist II – District Attorney
Performs varied and increasingly responsible clerical and typist work calling for independent judgment, initiative and specialized knowledge in carrying out established procedures or applying laws or regulations. Responsible for conducting transactions with the public with matters requiring interpretation and analysis of laws, rules, and/or departmental policies and procedures.
Types reports, correspondence, vouchers, dockets, receipts, schedules, index cards, minutes, calendars, and statistical data from written or printed material.
Receives payments, issues receipts and accounts for monies handled.
Performs receptionist and/or counter duties.
Answers all incoming calls and places outgoing calls as needed.
Answers questions regarding departmental regulations and policies.
Reproduces multiple copies of work.
Prepares electronic discover by using Protect and various computer programs and copying a disc, USB or web application.
Performs data entry functions for all referrals.
Performs filing and searching.
Gathers information on a variety of subjects and compiles financial, statistical and legal reports.
Maintains receipt books and makes necessary deposits.
Analyzes and interprets information contained in a variety of documents, forms, reports, etc. for processing.
Obtains information from the public for the completion of forms, documents, records, etc.
Refers inquiries to proper department or official.
Independently compiles data and prepares various reports.
Performs related functions as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma including or supplemented by a course in typing plus one year experience as a Clerk/Typist I in the department assigned or one year in a similar position; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of general office procedures.
Knowledge of business English, spelling and grammar.
Knowledge of simple bookkeeping.
Specialized knowledge pertaining to the department in which employed.
Ability to type at a minimum rate of 50 net words per minute.
Ability to interview and obtain information from the public.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.
Ability to work the required hours of the position.