DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Clerical Specialists perform highly difficult, complex and responsible office work in various departments throughout Wayne County. Duties include, but are not limited to: handling complex public contact work, reviewing and processing documents for completeness, accuracy and conformance with required office practices.
Clerical Specialists may perform in a team leader capacity over a moderately sized group of clerical employees, providing oversight and assistance in clerical activities. Clerical Specialists may perform difficult and responsible legal office work under general supervision with considerable independence and responsibility in carrying out work assignments.
Clerical Specialists may be responsible for: preparing memorandums, letters/correspondence; maintaining and preparing personnel forms and records; assisting fiscal staff in preparing reports; handling confidential correspondence; data entry and processing; contact with other County departments and outside agencies and additional duties as assigned.
At the time of application and appointment, applicant must have:
High School Diploma or its equivalent; AND
Four (4) years of full time paid clerical experience performing the following duties: data entry, processing and reviewing documents, handling public contact inquiries and maintaining files.
NOTE: Completion of education at an accredited college or university may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required experience. Proof of education must be submitted with application. Applicants must describe their experience and training in sufficient detail to allow evaluation of their acceptability under the above qualifications. Failure to do so will result in a rejection of their application.
In the County Clerk’s Office, the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office, employees will be fingerprinted and/or must pass a national criminal background check before being placed in this position and periodically thereafter.
Located along the Detroit River, Wayne County is the 13th most populous county in the United States. At its center is the automotive capital of the world - Detroit, one of our 43 unique communities that provide a high quality of life for more than 1.8 million residents.
Led by Executive Warren C. Evans, Wayne County's government is committed to providing fiscally-sound good government to our residents and taxpayers. Since taking office in 2015, Evans has streamlined operations, cut costs, and improved service delivery while delivering consecutive budget surpluses.
In addition to Executive Evans, Wayne County's elected governmental leadership includes Clerk Cathy M. Garrett, Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Treasurer Eric Sabree, Register of Deeds Bernard J. Youngblood, Sheriff Benny Napoleon, and a County Commission chaired by Gary Woronchak.
Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. Wayne County is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Henry Ford, and dozens of theaters, art galleries and concert halls. We are also home to major universities including Wayne State, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Detroit. We have several award-winning secondary and primary schools, as well as numerous community colleges and vocational schools.
We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together in harmony for the betterment of all.