Employment Application

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The Town has the following job openings:


Front Desk/Clerk Department

 Title: Office Clerk IV
Part time: 17.5 hours per week
Application deadline: November 11, 2016
  Salary: $13.98/hr

This is entry-level clerical work involving responsibility for the performance of routine clerical tasks. Independent judgment is restricted to the application of standard procedures to specific cases. The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of this position. Employees receive detailed oral and/or written instructions for new, more involved or difficult assignments. The work is reviewed by immediate supervisory observation, by cross checking, or by another step in the clerical process. The employee reports directly to and works under the direct supervision of a higher-level employee. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)
Types uncomplicated material such as memoranda, form letters, short correspondence, brief reports, simple records, vouchers and requisitions;
Types more involved material as needed such as lengthy memoranda, correspondence, reports, statistical tabulations and data;
Enters and extracts data and information from a database;
Date stamps, sorts, and distributes mail to appropriate office and/or employees;
Sorts, indexes, and files correspondence, reports, memoranda, records, purchase orders, requisitions, applications, and other office material;
Pulls material from files, makes simple file searches, maintains charge out records;
Operates standard office equipment such as computer, copier, fax machine and postage meter;
Checks accounts, documents, reports, and/or records for clerical accuracy and completeness;
Extends and totals arithmetic entries;
Collates assembled materials;
Organizes materials for mailing and stuffs envelopes by hand or envelope stuffing machine;
Answers telephone and obtains and gives out routine information about office function and services, refers calls to proper office and personnel, or takes messages;
Acts as office receptionist by greeting visitors, obtaining and giving out information, directing visitors to proper office, or announcing visitors and appointments;
Performs administrative tasks for various departments 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of basic arithmetic operations; working knowledge of the rules of punctuation and spelling; working knowledge of office terminology, practices, procedures, and equipment; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide; ability to sort, arrange, and file material alphabetically or numerically; ability to locate materials in files; ability to operate standard office equipment; ability to follow oral or written instructions; ability to deal effectively with the public or office personnel; ability to obtain accurate and sufficient information from callers or visitors and to take messages; ability to use a personal computer for word processing and database entry; ability to type material from straight copy and as needed from rough draft or detailed instructions; ability to write legibly; record keeping ability; ability to use a telephone in a courteous and efficient manner; clerical aptitude; accuracy; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma. 
NOTE: Where education is lacking, clerical experience may be substituted on a year for year basis. 

How To Apply
1. Please send a resume to: 
        Town of Brighton 
        Attn: Personnel Dept 
        2300 Elmwood Avenue 
        Rochester New York, 14618
2. Applications will be accepted until November 11, 2016
3. The Town will contact perspective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the offices directly. 

The Town of Brighton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other lawfully protected status.