This is a Competitive-Class position and there is currently an eligible list. No new applications will be accepted at this time.
TO: ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES
FROM: Patricia Jelacic, Acting Commissioner of Finance
1061 Development Court, Kingston, New York 12401
JOB VACANCY: Principal Account Clerk / Permanent / Full-Time / Benefited
LOCATION: Department of Social Services
SALARY: $18.93 Per Hour / Grade 11
FILL DATE: February 8, 2012
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves responsibility for highly complex account clerical duties. The work is carried out with the frequent exercise of independent judgment and involves performing and often planning and supervising complex bookkeeping activities of a major department. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level employee with wide leeway allowed determining the actions required to complete assignments. Supervision is normally exercised over the work of subordinate personnel. Does related work as required.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Thorough knowledge of methods of keeping and checking financial accounts and records; thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of business arithmetic and English; good knowledge of double entry bookkeeping; ability to make arithmetic computations quickly and accurately; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to write legibly; ability to get along well with others; clerical aptitude; mental alertness; good judgment; neatness; a high degree of accuracy; integrity; tact and courtesy; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered
college or university with an Associate’s, or higher level degree, in
Accounting or a related field and one year of full-time paid, or it’s
part-time equivalent, experience in the compilation and maintenance of
financial accounts and records; OR
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency
diploma and three (3) years of full-time paid, or it’s part-time equivalent,
experience as described in A above.
Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice System or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check. This position will require a criminal background check and a candidate will be required to complete and sign a Criminal Background Investigation Release Form. Upon a conditional employment offer, a candidate will be required to be fingerprinted accordingly.
If college or university education is indicated; transcripts are required and should be attached to all applications received. A candidate lacking the required transcripts will receive a conditional approval pending the receipt of transcripts.
*Please note that all Civil Service Laws and Rules apply.