Seneca County AccountClerkTypist DHSSupportCollection* in Waterloo, New York

Job Description-
Account Clerk Typist DHS Support Collection - Applications Accepted Until Position Is Filled

Full benefits package including NYS Retirement

Vacancy will be filled using the civil service list for Account Clerk. Please submit an employment application to the Personnel Office to participate in the examination, which is held by appointment in the Seneca County Personnel Office

Seneca County has a residency requirement that an applicant must be a resident of Seneca County or one of the six contiguous counties (Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates) for one month to be eligible for appointment.

Graduation from High School including or supplemented by courses in bookkeeping; OR
Two years of clerical experience which shall include experience in bookkeeping.

The work is primarily of a routine nature and involves the application of standardized account keeping practices in maintaining and reviewing financial accounts and records. Account Clerks usually work under general supervision of standard assignments in accordance with definitely defined procedures. Supervisors are available for consultation on unusual problems and provide instructions on all new or difficult assignments.

Working knowledge of modern methods of keeping and reviewing financial accounts and records; working knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; working knowledge of business English; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to write legibly; ability to get along well with others; clerical aptitude; mental alertness; neatness; a high degree of accuracy; integrity; tact and courtesy; physical condition equal to the demands of the position with reasonable accommodation made by the employer for physical handicap.

The Account Clerk examination is given on a continual basis by appointment in the Personnel Office to approved candidates. All approved applicants are given the opportunity to participate in this examination.

** To APPLY: Applicants must complete an employment application. Applications may be downloaded at website, requested via email to or can be picked up/dropped off at the Personnel Office, Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165.