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Clerical Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Anticipated Account Clerk Typist - Central Receiving (12 Month)2324-045

The Binghamton City School District is seeking candidates to fill an anticipated Account Clerk Typist position for the 2023-2024 school year. These are full-time, probationary tenure-track positions.

The BCSD offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and professional development.

Job Qualifications

In order to be considered for this opening, applicants must be:

    • Currently on the Civil Service eligible list for the title, or
    • Currently appointed to the title, or
    • Eligible to take the exam for the title when it becomes available


Application Procedure

Candidates must be prepared to provide additional documents to complete a candidate folder.

  • Three letters of recommendation bearing the writer's signatures, dated within the last 18 months.
  • Copy of Certification.
  • Transcripts.


Account Clerk Typist - 12-month position (Central Receiving)



The work involves the performance of standardized account keeping and clerical tasks or assisting in the performance of more difficult and complex account keeping and clerical tasks requiring either the full-time or substantial part-time operation of a typewriter. Incumbents usually work under general supervision on routine assignments in accordance with defined procedures with some leeway for the use of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Detailed instructions are provided for new or unusual assignments. This class differs from other classes in the Account Clerk series by virtue of the limited complexity of the work performed, the degree of supervision received, and the responsibility for the operation of a typewriter. Does related work as required.



  • Posts to journal or ledger accounts from appropriation, expense, invoices, payroll, receipts, voucher records and other original entry materials
  •  Receives, processes, verifies, and audits invoices and allocates costs by tasks, accounts, funds, and functions in accordance with prescribed rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Prepares accounting and fiscal status reports and maintains control accounts on services rendered and paid.
  •  Assists in maintaining labor, material, and operational cost records.
  • Compute payroll deductions, prepare payroll abstracts, and maintains records of leave time used.
  •  Types and maintains correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, records bills, purchase orders, purchase requisitions, and other material and records.
  •  Compiles data for and assists in preparing simple financial and statistical reports.
  • Assists in verifying and reconciling account balances according to a prescribed procedure.
  • Maintains petty cash funds.
  • Collects payment for and maintains records on taxes, water bills, and employee health insurance, cashes up funds collected, and makes bank deposits.
  • Sorts, indexes, and files requisitions, correspondence, vouchers, reports, and other material.
  • Issues receipts for monies received; Assists in the preparation of a variety of State and Federal reimbursement claims.
  • Answer a telephone and provides routine information.
  • Operates computing, calculating, bookkeeping, and other office machines.











$30,471.00 per contract
Anticipated Clerical Openings2324-22

Applications are now being accepted for various Clerical openings throughout the district. Positions range from 10-months (7.5 hours per Day/215 days per year) to 12-month positions (7.5 hours per Day/260 days per year). Please see the various openings below.

  • Anticipated Senior Typist
  • Typist
  • Senior Data Entry
  • Clerk

In order to be considered for this opening, applicants must be:

    • Currently on the Civil Service eligible list for the title, or central
    • Currently appointed to the title, or
    • Eligible to take the exam for the title when it becomes available

Position Description

The clerical work involves the responsibility clerical work involving responsibility for the performance of a variety of clerical tasks involving the full-time operation of a computer. The work may require a general understanding of specific law and organizational rules, procedures, and policies. The work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established routines. Supervision may be exercised over the work of subordinate clerical employees. 


  • Types of correspondence, memorandum, and statement form copy, rough draft or oral presentations.
  • Works on special projects such as annual employee picnics and award dinners.
  • Types, processes, reviews, and files requisitions, vouchers, time sheets, bills and receipts.
  • Works independently on projects such as processing accounts payable, maintaining records on capitol equipment purchases, dealing with vendors on incomplete, unfilled, or incorrect charges, preparing corrections on purchase orders or computer data, civil service and employment records and procedures.
  • Types, issues, and maintains a record of applications, permits, and licenses.
  • Maintains computerized filing and indexing systems.
  • Maintains personnel records and prepares payroll adjustments
  • Types, processes, reviews, and files a variety of control and operational records and reports.
  • Answers the telephone to arrange appointments or to answer routine questions.
  • Maintains a record or ledger of salaries, purchases, and contractual expenditures.
  • May assign, train, and review the work performed by subordinate clerical employees and prepares work schedules.
  • May instruct employees in the specialized clerical work of the organization.


  • Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment.
  • Good knowledge of business arithmetic and English.
  • Skills in the operation of office equipment.
  • Ability to type accurately at an acceptable rate of speed.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of written records and reports.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Clerical aptitude.
  • Accuracy
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demand of the position



Salary Range from- $24,207.10 to $31,346.70

  Binghamton City School District seeks candidates for faculty and staff positions that are eager to make the district an even more diverse and inclusive district for its students to thrive within. A range of backgrounds and perspectives leads to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and approaches, and we believe that a deep understanding and valuing of differences is necessary to our overall mission.