Types and performs a variety of clerical work in preparing, processing and filing forms, records and similar materials in accordance with general instructions and procedures; and performs other related duties as required.
Duties may include but are not limited to typing letters, reports, forms and other materials into final form from rough or corrected copy; typing tabular and other materials from rough or copy where format and arrangement of data are not clearly indicated; checking and proofreading typewritten materials; preparing, checking and processing forms, records, reports, applications and other documents for accuracy, completion and conformance to established requirements; determining eligibility for and issuing licenses and permits; assisting the public in filling out standard and supplementary forms; composing routine correspondence and letters; sorting, arranging and filing bills, invoices, applications, correspondence and other materials; setting up and maintaining files and revising system as necessary; giving general information and resolving complaints over a counter or telephone involving interpretation and explanation of rules, regulations, policies and procedures and knowledge of the agency’s purposes and functions; answering telephone and taking or relaying messages and calls; making appointments for the staff; greeting callers and directing them to proper persons or offices; and incidentally supervising the work of others.
There are multiple vacancies in various departments in the City and County of Honolulu:
Five vacancies with the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney.
Three vacancies with the Department of Environmental Services, one vacancy in the Environmental Quality Division and two vacancies in the Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Division.
Two vacancies with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, Customer Care- Customer Service and Records Section.
One vacancy with the Department of Facility Maintenance, Automotive Equipment Service Division.
One vacancy with the Department of the Corporation Counsel, Counseling and Drafting Division
One vacancy with the Department of Information Technology.
One vacancy with the Department of Community Services, Community Assistance Division.
If you qualify for the position, your name will be established to an eligible list. This list will be used to fill future temporary and permanent Clerk Typist positions, as well as other related positions, in various city departments located throughout the City and County of Honolulu.
Additional Job Information
Applications must be submitted online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/honolulu to be accepted.
Some notifications will be sent via e-mail. You are responsible for monitoring instructions and correspondence from this office by checking your email account in a timely manner. To ensure proper delivery, please make sure you:
Minimum Qualification Requirements
At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.
Equivalent to graduation from high school. Responsible work experience that demonstrated the ability to perform the essential functions of the job may be substituted for education.
One year of clerical experience and the ability to type 40 or more net words per minute.
Substitution: Business school or college level credits from an accredited four-year college or university will substitute for experience on a month-for-month basis.
Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education in order to receive credit for the substitution. Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application; Or mail a photocopy of your diploma and/or official transcript to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. All information must be legible in order to be given credit.
Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license (Type 3/automobile), as required.
TYPING PROFICIENCY OF 40 OR MORE NET WPM:
This class of work requires you to type at 40 or more net words per minute (wpm). Your proficiency may be evaluated by the appointing authority as part of the selection/interview process or during your probationary period. Failure to meet the proficiency requirement may result in testing by the Department of Human Resources, removal from the eligible list, or termination from appointment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION:
In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.
Education and Experience Evaluation………………………………..100%
Candidates recommended for hire are subject to a background check, including a validation of references from prior employment, a review of dismissals from employment, separations from military service under other than honorable conditions, and a criminal history records check. Certain positions may require a more comprehensive check, including use of the FBI’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification (IAFIS) database and State records, as applicable.