Clerk l (PT)(5 positions) #2023-348A2

Vacancy Number:



Clerk l (PT)(5 positions)


Northeastern Regional Information Center - Albany or North Country

Basic Function:

Performs a variety of routine clerical procedures. Employees in this class are usually trained to do specific duties in an assigned area. The work is performed under direct supervision during training.  Employees receive detailed instructions and close supervision at the beginning of their employment and subsequent to new assignments. The Clerk I position may be an entry-level position for advancement to higher level and specialized functional responsibilities within an operating agency.  Does related work as required.


A. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
B. Must be at least 18 years of age at time of appointment.


1. Sort, indexes files documents such as vendor’s bills, cases histories, birth and death records, invoices alphabetically, numerically, chronologically and by other predetermined categories.
2. Operates a computer to enter or retrieve data and /or historical information.
3. Makes routine clerical checks in processing the mail, vendor bills, searching in delinquent tax records, police reports, and attendance reports.
4. Maintains alphabetic, numeric and chronological files of documents and materials by coding and filing new material, searching for requested material and periodically purging obsolete material.
5. Operates a variety of office equipment including a computer, copier machine, mailers, check signers, posting machine or switchboard as an incidental part of the clerical work performed.
6. May act as a receptionist and receives and records telephone complaints and inquiries which are directed to the proper authority for necessary action.
7. May collect and record money received, issues receipts, deposits moneys and makes reports on monetary transactions.
8. May maintain records on time worked, pay rates, and makes routine entries on various fiscal and departmental records.
9. Logs in mail and information necessary for the proper conduct of unit business as well as to form a basis for activity reports.
10. Working knowledge of business arithmetic and English.
11. Working knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment.
12. Ability to operate a computer to enter, store and retrieve information and data.
13. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
14. Ability to get along well with others.
15. Ability to write legibly.
16. Clerical aptitude.
17. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Application Deadline:

June 23, 2023 (or until position is filled)

Starting Salary:

$14.20 – $15.20 per hour

The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

Apply To:

Further Information Contact:

Capital Region BOCES, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany NY 12205
or email


May 26, 2023