State of Connecticut Executive Branch

Clerk Typist (SDE Intermittent) (2008IT)

$20.27-$25.62 Hourly / $1,620.92-$2,048.97 BiWeekly /
$42,306.00-$53,478.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for performing a full range of general clerical functions including basic processing, reception, filing, record keeping, bookkeeping and typing.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Initially works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • TYPING:
    • Using computers, tablets, and other electronic equipment, types a variety of materials from rough copy or electronic recording device including correspondence, memos, reports, forms, applications, bills and other documents and records with speed and accuracy;
    • Reviews and corrects drafts for conformance with originals;
    • Enters and retrieves data on computers, tablets and other electronic equipment.
  • FILING:
    • Maintains logs;
    • Sets up and maintains records and files according to established procedures (e.g. alpha, numeric or chronological order);
    • Searches files for information.
  • CORRESPONDENCE:
    • Prepares and sends out standard form letters making minor revisions or additions.
  • REPORT WRITING:
    • Compiles information from standard sources and prepares reports.
  • INTERPERSONAL:
    • Answers phone, transfers calls and takes messages;
    • Receives and directs visitors;
    • Handles routine requests for information, procedural guidelines or assistance over the telephone or in person (e.g. counter, reception and/or information desk).
  • PROCESSING:
    • Receives, sorts and distributes mail;
    • Performs a variety of basic processing tasks (e.g., sorts, numbers, codes and files materials), reviews materials for accuracy and completeness (ensures categorical information is completed as required), makes changes per instructions or as authorized, verifies information through cross-referencing of existing computer and/or manual files or inquiries by phone or form letter to sender or other work units;
    • Does routine posting to ledgers, account books or other records;
    • Receives payments for licenses, bills, applications, fines and fees, etc.;
    • Prepares, totals and balances receipts;
    • Prepares cash transmittal/deposit slips;
    • Types and prepares purchase requisitions, orders or billing invoices according to established procedures;
    • Assists in or maintains inventory and orders supplies;

Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge of
    • office procedures including proper telephone usage and filing;
    • spelling, punctuation and grammar;
  • Skills
    • in typing a variety of materials;
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills;
    • in performing arithmetical computations;
  • Ability to
    • operate office equipment which includes computers, tablets¬† and other electronic equipment;
    • perform clerical tasks such as coding, sorting, alphabetizing and numeric ordering.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) months as a Typist or its equivalent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

Graduation from high school with coursework in typing.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(05)-Clerical/Secretarial

BARGAINING UNIT

(07)-ADMIN CLERICAL (NP-3)

EEO

(6)-Administrative Support

SALARY INFORMATION

CL 10

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes.  As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Clerk Typist (SDE Intermittent) in Salary Group CL 10 approved effective May 26, 2009. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-111

EFFECTIVE DATE

05/18/2023

CLASS: 2008IT; EST: 3/23/1979; REV: 5/22/2023;