Clerk II

Texas Health & Human Services Commission Mexia , TX 76667

Posted 5 days ago

Clerk II

Clerk II- Mexia Hab Therapies/Mexia

The Habilitation Therapy Services computer operator shall be appointed by the Director of Habilitation Therapy Services subject to the approval of the Assistant Director of Programs. He/She will be accountable to and serve under the supervision of the Director of Habilitation Therapy Services.

He/She shall perform advanced word processing and personal computer-related work setting up formats and producing documents and correspondence. He/She shall assist professional therapists in compiling information and statistical data. He/She shall maintain files, materials, and supplies.

Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

1.Compiles information and statistical data and prepares necessary departmental reports, forms, and documentation by producing hard copies of documentation (i.e., Activity Plans, Progress Notes, Data Cards, IACT Profile, Evaluations, Consultations, etc.) as required.

2.Develops data base and formats documents using current MSS software.

3.Develops and maintains a tracking system to ensure the timely completion of documents presented for processing.

4.Notifies appropriate staff, through E-mail, of updated documents placed on the Network.

5.Serves as departmental consultant for computer operations.

6.Maintains files, materials, and supplies.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

1.Ability to learn and use current MSSLC computer software in an efficient manner.

2.Ability to organize and electronically produce large quantities of documents according to timelines.

3.Working knowledge of grammar, punctuation, spelling, typing formats, and word processing techniques and procedures.

4.Proven ability to interpret instructions, to set up formats, and to use technical reference materials.

5.Proven ability to deal with the public in a pleasant and effective manner and work harmoniously with co-workers.

6.Proven ability to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to accept additional responsibility as the need arises.

7.Aural (hearing) acuity and verbal ability to communicate with staff.

8.Physical ability to be mobile and travel to assigned locations.

9.Physical ability to read a large amount of information in a timely manner.



  1. Physical ability to safely lift and carry lightweight objects (under 15 pounds).

  2. Physical kinesthetic ability to assume a variety of positions including repeated bending, simple grasping, sitting, kneeling, and walking.

  3. Strength and flexibility to safely perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).


Registration or Licensure Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited senior high school or high school equivalency (GED) issued by a competent authority. Initial Selection Criteria:

Experience in clerical, secretarial, or word processing work and ability to operate office equipment. Additional Information:

Requisition # 473382

Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range.

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 - 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to random drug testing.

Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility. All new hire candidates will be required to receive COVID-19 medical screening (nasal test) as part of the due diligence process.

MOS Code:

All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position.

Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 42A, YN, 0111, 3A1X1.

All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.



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