Dayton Public Schools - Clerical Positions

Level II, Level III, and Level VI Clerical

Recruitment #21-0113B-004

Nature of Work

Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized secretarial, administration, and clerical tasks to support the day-to-day operations of a school or department. Maintains clerical records, prepares correspondence, and creates reports from such records. May be required to indirectly supervise other lower level clerical positions.

Minimum Experience

Must have 3 years of related clerical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience AND Level I (Basic) Microsoft Word and Excel skills. 

LEVEL III CLERICAL Must have 5 years of related clerical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience AND Level II (Intermediate) Microsoft Word and Excel skills, and Level I (Basic) Microsoft PowerPoint skills. 

LEVEL VI CLERICAL Must have 7 years of related clerical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience AND Level III (Advanced) Microsoft Word and Excel skills, AND Level II (Intermediate) Microsoft PowerPoint skills. 

The pay for each position is as follows:
Level II Clerical - $15.43 per hour 
Level III Clerical - $16.38 per hour 
Level VI Clerical - $19.12 per hour 

On the application, you must select each Clerical position for which you wish to be considered. You must meet the minimum experience requirements for each position as outlined above in order to be scheduled for that examination.

General Requirements

Must be keyboard proficient.


Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States at time of application.

Background Investigation

Must be able to pass the Federal and State Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation report in accordance with Section 3301-83-06 of the Ohio Administrative Code.

Military Credit

Open Competitive applicants who have had military service will receive an additional credit of 20% if a passing grade is attained. TO OBTAIN CREDIT, A NON-RETURNABLE COPY OF THE DD214 OR CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (INDICATING HONORABLE DISCHARGE) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF EXAMINATION.

Promotional Qualifications

Current full-time permanent employment with Dayton Public Schools must be indicated on your application in order to receive promotional credit. Current employment will be verified by Dayton Public Schools’ Human Resources Department. Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

Open Competitive Applicants

Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered for appointment prior to those on the Open Competitive list.  Identical scores will be broken in favor of: (1) the candidate who received military credit and (2) random selection method.


Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, drug screen and/or police background investigation and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.  Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

Examination Date

Date & Time to be Announced
Civil Service Board Office 
371 West Second Street, Lower Level 
Dayton, Ohio 45402 

*Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.

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