SR. WORD PROCESSING TYPIST
SR. WORD PROCESSING TYPISTPosition Number:
$36,960 - $39,941Pay Grade Level:
Grade 312Position Type:
Classified Civil Service StaffUnion:
ESP-URI/NEARI (Educational Support Professionals)Status :
Full-time, Calendar Year, LimitedRestriction or Limitation Reason:
FundingEnd Date of Restriction or Limitation:
LIMITED TO 06/19/21 WITH PENDING APPROVAL TO EXTEND TO 06/30/22Department:
Donna L. Charron
Supervising Employee Relations Officer
Office of Human Resource Administration
80 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
CEPS\Providence CampusDuties and Responsibilities:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform complex word processing and data entry functions on an electronic computer keyboard using word processing software and at least one other software program such a spreadsheets or scientific programs; and to do related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a superior; specific tasks may be given directly by a variety of professionals; instructions usually are given only at the beginning of assignments involving a new type of work; work is generally in final form when completed and is subject to, but does not always receive, review by superiors.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: General none, but may occasionally orient other clerical staff to new applications and supervise routine clerical or typing work.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
To perform complex word processing and data entry functions on an electronic computer keyboard using word processing software and at least one other software program such as spreadsheets or scientific programs.
To enter data on a variety of keyboard-based equipment and use a variety of data entry procedures such as mainframe CICS, microcomputer spreadsheets and data bases.
To generate involved statistical statements, reports, legal documents, letters and other materials from paper copy, dictaphone or electronic sources utilizing a variety of software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, report generators.
To set up shell formats or templates for repetitive input/output tasks using application documentation.
To compose routine and form letters and reports.
To maintain records and files.
To organize data and determine formats for this data.
To perform routine equipment procedures such as disk head cleaning, printer ribbon changing, etc.
To answer the telephone and respond to in-person callers.
To answer inquiries and/or impart non-technical information regarding programs, policies and services.
To refer callers and schedule appointments for supervisors.
To do related work as required.Required Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A working knowledge of general office practices, commercial arithmetic and business English; the ability to perform data entry/word processing functions with reasonable speed and accuracy* on at least one type of equipment and with at least two types of software packages (one of which should be a word processing program; one of which should not be a word processing program); the ability to switch from one type of equipment/application package to another in the course of a day; the ability to understand readily and carry out complex oral and written directions; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
EDUCATION: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a senior high school including or supplemented by courses in typing and the operation of automatic typewriting equipment and including the use of spreadsheets and scientific programs; and
EXPERIENCE: Such as may have been gained through: employment in performing automatic typing and office tasks of a complex nature including the use the spreadsheets and scientific programs.
OR: any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience. *Applicants must produce a certificate of proficiency (not older than 18 months) for typing (40 wpm) for 5 minutes at the time of application.Environmental Conditions:
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditionsWork Hours:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM — Monday through Friday
Days Off: Saturday & Sunday
02/25/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
IF YOU ARE A LATERAL TRANSFER WITHIN ESP-URI/NEARI, PLEASE CONTACT DONNA L. CHARRON IN HUMAN RESOURCES AT 874-2317 PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION. ALL LATERAL TRANSFERS need to schedule an informational meeting PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE. IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN THE POSITION AFTER THE INFORMATIONAL MEETING, YOU MUST STILL APPLY ON-LINE AND SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE.
AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION APPLICANTS MUST PRODUCE A CERTIFICATE OF TYPING PROFICIENCY (NOT OLDER THAN 18 MONTHS) FOR 40 WPM FOR 5 MINUTES. IF YOU DO NOT CURRENTLY POSSESS A TYPING PROFICIENCY, THE STATE IS TEMPORARILY ACCEPTING AN ON-LINE PROFICIENCY. PLEASE GO TO https://www.typing.com/student/tests
THE CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY MUST BE FOR 40 WPM FOR 5 MINUTES AND ATTACHED DURING THIS APPLICATION PROCESS.
LATERAL TRANSFERS AND THOSE CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES IN A CLASSIFICATION ALREADY REQUIRING SUCH PROFICIENCY ARE EXEMPT FROM THIS REQUIREMENT.
This position is covered by ESP-URI/NEARI. THERE IS CURRENTLY A PREFERRED REEMPLOYMENT LIST FOR THIS TITLE. Members of this union will receive preferential consideration. If the position is not filled by a current union member, we will then consider other applicants for the position.Quicklink for Posting: