City and County of San Francisco

Junior Clerk Typist (#1422)

$22.85-$27.78 Hourly / $3,961.00-$4,814.00 Monthly / $47,528.00-$57,772.00 Yearly


Under immediate supervision, performs entry-level clerical and office work such as typing, operating personal computer, filing and answering the telephone. Requires responsibility for: making routine contacts with other departmental employees and the general public and performing related duties as required.

Distinguishing Features

Class 1422 is distinguished from class 1424 Clerk Typist in that the former job code is entry-level or trainee; assignments are generally limited in scope; contain fairly routine tasks, and are performed within a procedural framework established by higher-level employees.

Supervision Exercised


Examples of Important and Essential Duties

According to Civil Service Commission Rule 9, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

1. Types bills, payrolls, permits, letters, notices, reports and similar forms; enters data into routine databases.

2. Performs routine alphabetical or chronological filing; maintains simple records of financial, statistical, accounting or similar information not requiring previous technical training.

3. Posts to various records and prepares simple reports on information contained in such records.

4. Makes arithmetical computations.

5. May operate a variety of standard office machines including photocopier.

6. Prepares payroll, purchase vouchers and similar types of records.

7. Fills in form letters with designated or routine information.

8. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: current office methods, procedures and office machines; business English, spelling and arithmetic.

Ability to: follow oral and written instructions; learn assigned clerical tasks and routines.

Skill to: operate standard office appliances; skill to type 45 net words per minute.

Experience and Training

Training: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Employees may be required to to type at a reasonable rate (40-45 WPM), skill to communicate and skill to operate various office machines.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CLASS: 1422; EST: 1/1/1900; REV: 1/1/1900;