Head Clerk (2679)

City of Lowell - Lowell, MA4.1

Full-time
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Job Title: Head Clerk (2000-21, 2679)
Department: Purchasing
Reports To: Purchasing Agent; and other designated personnel.
Salary: $20.1526 (Min) to $23.8729 (Max) per hour - 35 hours per week
Union: AFSCME 1705
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

SUMMARY
Performs clerical duties which require a high degree of decision making and complete knowledge of the function of the Purchasing Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Under direct supervision of Purchasing Agent and other designated personnel:
Answers telephones and in-person inquiries; Prepares and mails outgoing correspondence;
Interprets policies, rules and regulations of the department.
May compute payroll and other mathematical computations as required.
Enters data for service/purchase orders and other departmental reports.
Receives requests, instructions or information; investigates records, files and other information sources to obtain necessary information; compiles lists of data or information.
Classifies information according to office procedures.
Transfers or posts information to records; writes, types, or enters information into computer to prepare correspondence, bills, statements, receipts, checks, or other documents, copying information form one record to another.
Sends, routes, and relays forms, materials and information; maintains files; retrieves information from files; files information; processes forms; checks forms for accuracy and completeness; types forms, memos, letters and other material; proofreads records or forms.
Counts, weighs, or measures material.
Sorts and files records; composes correspondence which may require specific knowledge of methods and procedures; addresses envelopes or packages; stuffs envelopes by hand or with envelope stuffing machine; answers telephone, places telephone calls; conveys messages, and runs errands; gives information to the public in person and over the phone.

Please refer to the attached file for the full job description and qualifications.