Office Clerk

Baltimore County
35 per week $32,763 - $37,350 Per year MD Baltimore County Police Depart. Headquarters, Public Safety Building, 700 E Joppa Rd, Towson, MD 21286, United States
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Overview

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice. Applicants are advised to apply promptly.

Pay Schedule I, Grade 17, Regular Schedule: 35 hours per week

A vacancy exists in the Police Department.
 
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring within in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government 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 to reclassification 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.

You MUST attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of License(s), Certification(s) and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of license(s), certification(s), and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Under general supervision, performs comprehensive clerical work in support of a County program or agency.

  • Reviews, prepares, and processes records, forms, applications, and similar documents according to appropriate laws, rules, regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Reviews and processes applications, and issues licenses and permits for building, plumbing, electrical and other related development or improvement projects. 
  • Processes applications for permits for public gatherings, firearms registration, amusement concessions, and various other public activities requiring permits or licenses.
  • Reviews and processes criminal justice documents and records which may include citations, warrants, and summonses.
  • Retrieves, edits, and releases sensitive and confidential information according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Updates and maintains automated inventory systems. 
  • Prepares work orders, requisitions, vouchers, and other standard office forms.
  • Codes, enters, and retrieves information using data entry devices.
  • Operates office machinery, such as mimeograph machines, photocopiers, fax machines, and calculators.
  • Updates and maintains filing systems, lists, log books and rosters.
  • Answers routine inquiries from the public, or directs inquiries to proper agency.
Examples of Other Duties
  • Collects and compiles technical data and prepares summary statistics.
  • 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.)

Qualifications

Possession of a high school diploma or an appropriate high school equivalency.

PLUS


One year's general clerical experience.

(Additional experience as described in the essential duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. Additional education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.)

Proof of License(s), Certification(s) and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of license(s), certification(s) and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of License(s), Certification(s) and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of license(s), certification(s), and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. ().

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Office Clerk - Police Department
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You MUST attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
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.

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