PERSONNEL TRANSACTIONS CLERK                                           0410

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

An employee in this class performs specialized clerical work, applying complex procedures to the processing and maintaining of personnel records within a municipal personnel department.  The employee makes independent decisions based upon knowledge of Civil Service requirements for documentation of personnel changes.  Work is reviewed by a personnel professional.  The incumbent also provides clerical support for professional staff.  Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

            Reviews documentation of personnel transactions for compliance with the procedural requirements of the municipality and the Department of Civil Service;

            Prepares annual payroll certifications for submission to Department of Civil Service;

            Explains Civil Service requirements to jurisdictional personnel;

            Answers inquiries concerning personnel records and reporting requirements;

            Prepares personnel change reports to be submitted to the Department of Civil Service;

            Maintains manual and automated personnel records;

            Prepares reports for use in budget preparation and/or negotiations;

            May maintain records pertaining to benefits, labor relations issues and Workers’ Compensation claims, and provide related information to employees.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of methods and requirements of personnel record keeping; good knowledge of modern office equipment, including word processor; skill in typewriting; ability to make simple mathematical computations; ability to maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisor and the public; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

OPEN-COMPETITIVE

Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of clerical experience involving personnel related duties.

 

 

 

 

R12/8/17

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Competitive