Box 13, Folder 20, Document 23

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Box 13, Folder 20, Document 23

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013
SENIOR STENOGRAPHER
NATURE OF Wffi K
This is advanced gene r al cler i cal work , involving the taking and transcribing of oral dictat i on .
Work involves respons ibi lit y f or performing varied stenographic and
clerical tasks of consider able complexity. Initiative and judgment are required in dealing with ..unusual problems and in applying a knowledge of departmental procedur es t o :routine problems and assignments . Amount and kind
of di ctation t aken and transcribed varies . The difficulty and res pons ibility of the clerical wor k per f rmedJ rather than stenographic skill, is the
factor distinguishing this from t he beginning level stenographer position.
Work is performed with relat i ve independence of action with only limited review or supervis ion except i n new or unusual as s ignments . Employees in this
class act i n an advisory capacity t o other cler ical employees and may assign
and review their wor k .
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Acts as secretary to a department head or the head of a large division;
meets the public, givi ng i nformation r equir ing considerable knowledge of departmental poli ci es and procedures ; schedules appointments.
Takes and t ranscribes dictation on general or t echnical sub jects; composes and types r outi ne cor r e s pondence .
Takes and t ypes minute s of official meetings; types complex t abular
data , repor ts , and othe r material f rom copy , rough draft or dictating machines .
Revi ews mail and a s embles fil es and material t o facilitat e r eply by
super ior .
Distr ibutes work 1 ad of office staff ; t rains new clerical empl oyees;
reviews difficult work .
Per forms rel ated w r k as required ,
DES IRABIE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerabl e kn wledge of business Engl ish , s pell i ng and arithmetic.
Considerable knowl edge f office practices and proce dures and t he ope-ration of common office appliances,
Abi l ity to make work de cisions i n accor dance wi t h departmental rules
and pol icies .
Ability to keep clerical records and to prepare accurate reports from
arithmetical and simple accounting information ,
Ability to assign and review the work of other clerical employees.
Skill in taking and r anscribing dictation and in operating a type writer accurately and at a moderate s peed .
DESIRABIE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school including or supplemented by
courses in typing or sh r thand; some experience in performing clerical and
stenographic work; or any equivalent combi nation of training and experience.

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