Senior Clerical Specialist

City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA


Job Title:


Type of Vacancy: 3 Vacancies

2-Open Competitive 1-Conditional

Job Opening No: 20180077-1, 20180095-1

Work Location:

City Court & Constable-General Fund

Starting Salary:

$10.52 Hourly / $21,876 Annually

Pay Grade:



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Application Dates:


Application Times:

Friday 12 Noon - Thursday


Under the direction of a higher classification, performs intermediate level clerical work involving moderately complex work methods and problems. Work involves a variety of clerical duties requiring some independent judgment and decision-making in accordance with departmental policies and practices. The primary emphasis of this classification is the level of difficulty and responsibility for more complex clerical duties. Performs other work as requested.



High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, and two years of experience in clerical duties.


Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license. If license is required, must be maintained throughout employment in this position.


Position(s) may require passing a typing (45 words per minute), word processing (including spreadsheet application), Microsoft Windows proficiency and/or other computer skill test(s). For security purposes, all applicants/employees of EMS-Prison Medical Services must obtain and maintain security clearance with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office throughout employment in this classification. In accordance with Licensing Standards of the Louisiana Administrative Code (Title 67, Part V, Subpart 8, Chapter 75, Juvenile Detention Facilities, §7511. Facility Responsibilities, B. Criminal Background Clearance), all employees of this classification assigned to the Juvenile Services Detention Center must pass a criminal background check and/or be fingerprinted at the time of appointment. Both appointment and continued employment at this location is contingent upon the ability to pass a criminal background check. Failure to pass a criminal background check renders a candidate or current employee ineligible for employment at this location.

JOB CODE: 2016


Entry Clerical Series written exam required (may take up to 2 1/2 hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, (for current openings only) 8:30 – 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.


In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Also detail educational information and provide documentation of college, vocational and continuing education and/or industry certification(s).

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21,876.00 to $37,120.00 /year