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WORD PROCESSING SYSTEMS OPERATOR - 48007163

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33907

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Requisition No: 55723 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: WORD PROCESSING SYSTEMS OPERATOR - 48007163

Position Number: 48007163 

Salary:  $20,734.74 

Posting Closing Date: 04/23/2019 

ANTICIPATED VACANCY

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: Fort Myers   

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants are still being considered and need not reapply.

 

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.

 

Job Description

This is work using a word processor computer and/or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms or other material from rough draft, corrected copy or voice recording. Incumbents may perform other clerical duties as assigned. This position serves as the primary receptionist for the Fort Myers Office.

 

Examples of Work

  • Types from rough draft, corrected copy or previous version displayed on screen, using a computer or typewriter.
  • Types from recorded dictation.
  • Addresses envelopes or prepares envelope labels, using a typewriter or computer.
  • Gathers and arranges materials to be typed, following instructions.
  • Adjusts settings for format, page layout, line spacing and other style requirements.
  • Checks completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation and format.
  • Stores completed documents on computer hard drive or data storage medium, such as disks.
  • Transcribes steno typed notes of court proceedings.
  • Prints and makes copy of work.
  • Files and stores completed documents.
  • Collates pages of reports and other documents.
  • Sorts and distributes mail.
  • Answers telephone(s).
  • Operates duplicating machine.
  • Transmits work electronically to other locations.
  • Computes and verifies totals on reports/forms, requisitions or bills using an adding machine or calculator.
  • Keeps records of work performed.
  • Uses data entry device, such as optical scanner, to input data into computer for revision or editing.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • One year of work experience in the operation of word processing equipment; or
  • Two years of secretarial or clerical work experience; or
  • Completion of 720 classroom hours of vocational/technical training in word processing at an accredited institution, or
  • Possession of a Certified Professional Secretary Certificate.
  • College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required two years of secretarial or clerical work experience.
  • Vocational/technical training in an area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required two years of secretarial or clerical work experience.
  • A high school diploma or its equivalent can substitute for one year of the required two years of secretarial or clerical work experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation and grammar usage.
  • Knowledge of letter, report and tabular formats.
  • Skill in typing.
  • Ability to operate word processing equipment.
  • Ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Ability to type letters, memoranda and other standard business forms in correct format.
  • Ability to proofread typed material for typewritten and grammatical errors and to make necessary corrections.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral