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OFFICE SERVICES CLERK

Mail Services and Inventory Processing Clerk

Recruitment #19-001376-0051

Introduction

GRADE

8

LOCATION OF POSITION

200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD

POSITION DUTIES

This position is responsible for sorting through incoming mail, organizing according to department, and delivering to the appropriate locations. This position scans fixed assets using company multifunction scanner to catalog assets into a digital database, tracks inventory, and orders new office supplies when necessary. Additionally the position performs administrative duties when required in order to maintain the overall productivity of the organization.

Operates mail services equipment (postage meters, sorters, scanners, printers, copiers, and computer);  sorts mail received (USPS, UPS, FedEx), and organize it according to department and deliver it to proper location,  prepares outgoing mail for distribution,  inputs data into agency electronic system that indicates when mail was sent out and when it was received by the mail room.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years of experience performing clerical duties.

Notes:

1. Additional experience performing clerical duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Applicants may substitute education from an accredited college or university at the rate of thirty semester credit hours for one year of experience on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

 3. Six months clerical training with three courses in subjects such as keyboarding, clerical math, word processing, spreadsheets, database, graphics presentation, proofreading, or office etiquette may be substituted for six months of the requires experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administrative classifications or in Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Clerical Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Customer Service Experience

Microsoft Office -Excel Experience

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Applicants are required to complete the supplemental questionnaire, as part of the application process.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:

Maryland State Department of Education

Office of Human Resources

C/o Marcia Cooper-Stokes

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments. Please DO NOT submit any unsolicited material(s) and/ or documents. Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application Office Services Clerk (JobAps#: 19-001376-0051). Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at

http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.    

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