Clerk II
Austin, TX 
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Job Description
Posting Type:Open to All Applicants
Category:Office and Administrative SupportFLSA Exempt/
Non-Exempt:
Non-Exempt
Agency:Health & Human Services CommDepartment:Switchboard
Job Title:Clerk IIPosting Number:442293
Full Time/Part Time :Full Time Regular/Temporary:Regular
Job Location:2203 W 35TH STCity:AUSTIN
Contact:AccessHR Service CenterTelephone: 888-894-4747
Salary Range:$1,981.75 - $2,904.91Salary Group:A09
Shift:RotatingTravel:10%
Closing Date:
Job Description:
The Switchboard Operator performs operations at the switchboard/reception area with the use of multi-line console telecommunication equipment; Greets and assists visitors by providing information and giving directions to locations on campus and notifying campus employees of visitors; Maintains a Visitors Center for family members and friends of campus individuals. Capable of handling a high volume of calls on a multi-line phone system by answering, placing and transferring campus, local and long distance calls. Communicates with campus personnel including emergency medical, transportation and security by radio and pager systems; Acts as command center for communicating and relaying emergency information as required. Monitors and responds to monitored alarms. Exhibits a thorough knowledge of campus emergency procedures and has the ability to respond effectively to crisis situations. Is familiar with various campus and departmental procedures and is able to interpret and perform them in a timely and accurate manner. Performs clerical and mail room duties as assigned
Essential Job Functions:
This position works a rotating schedule (evenings and nights), including Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. This position is available only to current employees of Austin State Supported Living Center. Shifts are 11pm-7am, 7am-3pm, and 3pm-11pm.

Must be capable of handling a high volume of calls on a multi line phone system by answering, placing and transferring campus, local and long distance calls. Communicates with campus personnel including, campus administrators, shift coordinators, campus nurse, medical staff, campus OD's, security/monitors, EDO's, AOD, and personnel on-call by two -way radio and/or pager systems. Acts as command center for communicating and relaying emergency information as required. Monitors and responds to Fire Alarm panel and other monitored alarms.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of the daily operations at the switchboard/reception area with the use of multiline console
telecommunication equipment. Communicates with campus personnel including, campus
administrators, shift coordinators, campus nurse, medical staff, campus OD's, security/monitors, EDO's, AOD,
and personnel on-call by two -way radio and/or pager systems. Acts as command center for communicating and relaying emergency information as required. Exhibits a thorough knowledge of campus emergency procedures and has the ability to respond effectively to crisis situations. Is familiar with various campus & departmental procedures and is able interpret and perform them in a timely and accurate manner. Handles both incoming and outgoing calls on a high-volume multiline switchboard in a timely manner. Performs clerical duties as assigned. Ability to work flexible schedule ( Monday - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays) May work any shift (6-2, 2-10,8-5 or 10-6) and any day of the week depending on needs of the facility.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
None
Initial Selection Criteria:
Experience in operating a telephone console/switchboard and as a receptionist. Ability to work a flexible schedule (days may include Saturday, Sunday, and holidays; hours may include 6am - 2pm, 2 pm- 10 pm, 8am-5pm,10pm-6am). Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Additional Information:
The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range.

All applicants must pass: pre-employment drug screen, fingerprint criminal background check, and Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Employee Misconduct Registry and Nurse/Aide Registry checks. Males between the ages of 18 - 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random Drug Testing.

Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.
MOS Code:
Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 42A, YN, 0111, 3A1X1. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.


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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$1,981.75 - $2,904.91
Required Experience
Open
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