Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services
Working Title: SENIOR CLERK - 42000525
Posting Closing Date: 09/24/2020SENIOR CLERKFLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICESDIVISION OF MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU OF STATE FARMERS' MARKET***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***CONTACT:
David Mendoza, (239) 658-3505MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A high school diploma or its equivalentand
one (1) year of secretarial or clerical work experience.
College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for the required work experience.
Vocational/technical training in the area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for the required work experience.
Requires possession of a valid Driver's License.***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history,
hours worked and formal education are required to be considered in
qualifying for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be
verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation
can be attached to provide additional information.***The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Some day or overnight travel may be required to assist other markets, attend meetings, trainings or conferences.NOTES:Successful applicant must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.
Schedule subject to change during peak seasons.JOB DUTIES:
Compile, prepare and submit market financial and commodity reports. Prepare purchase requisitions and purchasing card documentation and process invoices for payment. Prepare billing documents and record payments. Prepare bank deposits and related reports, and maintain pre-numbered receipts inventory.
Operate truck scales where available, issue certified weight tickets, record and collect fees, balance scale drawer and prepare related pre-numbered revenue receipts. Record and monitor used and unused scale tickets.
Prepare and maintain expense and revenue ledgers using Excel, Word or other related software.
Complete other assignments as directed by the supervisor.
Serve as market receptionist greeting and directing visitors, answering telephones and taking messages. Receive and distribute mail. Prepare correspondence and vehicle operation reports.
Organize and maintain records, filing systems and inventories.
Advise market manager of incidents or conditions in the office and at the market. Receive and record complaints and comments from market tenants and the general public.
Perform minor custodial duties within the market office.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of standard business formats and styles for letters and business forms.
- Knowledge of general office procedures and organizational skills.
- Knowledge of proper telephone etiquette.
- Knowledge of and ability to operate Microsoft Office programs.
- Knowledge of grammar principles.
- Skill in typing.
- Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations.
- Ability to be courteous and accommodating with market tenants and the general public.
- Ability to compile and create reports.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to work effectively with others.
- Ability to organize and plan work.
- Ability to spell correctly.
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS' PREFERENCE.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market: