Hhs/finance And Administration Clerk

Baltimore County
35 per week $31,389 - $35,681 Per year MD US Department of Health & Human Services, 7500 Security Blvd, Windsor Mill, MD 21244, United States


Pay Schedule I, Grade 16, Regular Schedule: 35 hours per week 

A vacancy exists in the Department of Health and Human Services, Finance and Administration Operations. 
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring within this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time. 

List all promotions and changes in job duties due toreclassification as separate work experience on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

Examples of Duties

Job Purpose
Under general supervision, provides routine office support, such as sorting and distributing mail, answering phones, and directing visitors.

Essential Job Duties

  • Receives and directs incoming telephone calls.
  • Answers inquiries and provides routine information to the public. 
  • Receives and directs visitors, and may serve as receptionist.
  • Receives, sorts, and delivers intra- and inter-office communications, packages, and other materials.
  • Manages inventory and supplies.
  • Performs routine filing of documents according to established office procedures.
  • Uses automated office systems, such as a computer, to prepare a variety correspondence from draft or specific instructions. 
  • Manages and updates office spreadsheets.
  • Operates office machinery, such as photocopiers, calculators, telephones, scanners, and printers.
Examples of Other Duties
Receives and issues office supplies. Performs occasional light typing or word processing. Performs other related duties as assigned.
NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.


Required Qualifications 
Completion of 10th grade. 
Experience as described in the essential duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Entry Level)

  • Ability to communicate orally
  • Ability to learn office procedures 
  • Ability to operate office machinery as listed in essential duties
  • Ability to read
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to get along with others
  • Ability to concentrate
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Full Performance)
  • Knowledge of office procedures
  • Knowledge of production and delivery schedules
  • Knowledge of filing systems
  • Skill in operation of office machinery
  • Ability to answer routine inquiries and to properly direct visitors, mail, or telephone calls. 
  • Ability to maintain files
  • Ability to follow County and Department rules and regulations
  • Ability to learn automated office systems
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System, with very limited exceptions  

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work among positions in this class varies, but most often involves frequent walking and standing, some lifting and carrying of objects of moderate weight. 

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.