Minimum Qualifications Prior to being considered for appointment, you will be required to pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates your ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy.
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 4 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), Office Assistant 1, Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), Office Machine Operator. If you have not already demonstrated proficiency in keyboarding you will have to demonstrate that you meet the minimum proficiency in keyboarding. Also any language parenthetic for the above titles will qualify. Additional titles which qualify can be found on the Department of Civil Service website, search "GOT-IT".
55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.
Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): There are no minimum educational requirements. You will be required to demonstrate that you meet the minimum proficiency in keyboarding.
Duties Description The Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) will perform office support and clerical work to meet the needs of the agency’s programs. Job duties may consist of but not be limited to typing, filing, scanning, answering phones, taking messages, checking, and distributing faxes, emails, and voice mails, and processing incoming and outgoing mail. The incumbent will also be responsible for selling sporting licenses.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.