General Clerk

Mesa Public School - Mesa, AZ (30+ days ago)4.0

General Clerk Mesa High -

1630 East Southern Avenue

One Year Only

Clerical Test Required at Time of Application

Salary Range: 20 – 1, $11.07

Term: 9.75 months

FSLA: Non-Exempt

Benefits: Sick leave, holidays, retirement, workers’ comp, life, health, dental and vision insurance


To perform a variety of diverse clerical tasks for site-based personnel in support of their position; to provide information and/or direction regarding school and/or district procedures; and to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit.

  • High School education or equivalent
  • Moderate proficiency in typing with good accuracy; above average test battery
  • Computer proficiency to include use of basic software applications (Word, Excel, etc)
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, take initiative and meet deadlines with an accurate attention to detail while working with frequent interruptions and minimum supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with students, parents, district personnel of all levels and general public; to be tactful and diplomatic at all times; to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with students, parents and district personnel of all levels

Essential Duties
  • Perform a variety of diverse clerical tasks (typing, filing, copying, scheduling, recordkeeping, etc) for assigned personnel which may include, but is not limited to, administrators, counselors, teachers, office and/or bookstore staff
  • Respond to inquiries (i.e. students, parents, district personnel, general public, and outside agencies, etc) to communicate procedures, information and/or direction
  • Greet students, parents, district personnel, general public and/or representatives from outside agencies to respond to their inquiries and/or to direct them to appropriate personnel
  • Prepare written materials (i. e. correspondence, letters, notices, announcements, etc) to convey information
  • Prepare and process a variety of documents and materials to disseminate information to appropriate parties (i.e. schedule changes, testing materials, etc)
  • Maintain a variety of files and/or records to ensure the accurate retrieval of data for reporting purposes (i.e. student data, testing materials, etc)
  • Work closely and cooperatively with a variety of site-based personnel
  • Regular and on-time attendance required
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit

Marginal Duties
  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities

Reasoning Ability
  • Understand, remember, and apply verbal and/or written instructions or other information; understand, remember, and communicate routine factual information
  • Organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology; organize and prioritize own work schedule
  • Read and interpret instructions, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines; interpret written procedures and complete routine forms and/or conduct routine verbal communication with individuals via telephone or e-mail, speak and write effectively; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicate verbally with others accurately and quickly
  • Understand verbal and written instructions; understand simple to complex multiple step instructions; solve practical problems
  • Apply common sense in performing job


Site Administrator

Clerical Test required for this position - Application is considered incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration if clerical test results are not on file with Human Resources by closing date.

Clerical test administered at:
MPS Human Resources Department
63 East Main Street - 2nd Floor
Mesa, AZ 85201
Testing Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
No Appointment Necessary
Testing takes approximately 35 minutes. (Data Entry test -10 minutes)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.