Requisition No: 470641
Agency: Department of Education
Working Title: CLERK SPECIALIST - 48006030 (BLIND SERVICES)
Position Number: 48006030
Salary: $13.00 per hour
Posting Closing Date: 10/06/2021
DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.
ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.
The Bureau of Braille & Talking Books Library is seeking a physically strong individual for the position of Clerk Specialist. This position will be assigned to the Library's Circulation Services Section and will work with a team of others in the daily process of shipping and receiving materials and equipment to and from customers. The Library is unique as it provides materials to Floridians across the state that are visually and physically impaired and cannot see or hold a regular book. The Library provides both the books (in audio & Braille formats) and the equipment needed to enjoy them. The successful candidate will need to possess a High School Diploma or GED, have basic computer knowledge, and have the ability to stand, sit, walk, lift, and bend with ease. The Clerk Specialist will be highly mobile in the performance of work and will be required to learn a variety of skills to be successful. Prior knowledge of basic computer operations is strongly desired, as is a positive record of working well with others.
Examples of Work:
Assisting with the unloading and reloading of the US Postal trailer each day.
Sorting of materials that are received daily.
Opening of equipment containers and assisting to convey the returned materials to other sections of the unit to be inspected, shelved and checked in.
Assisting in the daily preparation of equipment to be sent to customers including the packing, labeling and placement of the items in US Postal containers.
Assisting in other areas of the section including the inspection section and in checking in materials.
Assisting in the daily shelving and pulling of materials giving close attention to matching numbers on the books with the numbers on the mailing cards.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
The employee will be required to walk, stand, bend as well as be able to lift a maximum of 25 pounds.
To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:
All fields in the candidate profile must be completed.
Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.
Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.
Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.
The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.
All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for.
The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed
to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and
improving employment outcomes.
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.
Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach
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