General Clerical Aide - Partial One Year Only (40 hrs./wk., Ends June 2022))

Washoe County School District-1
Reno, NV, US

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Support Staff, Secretarial / Clerical, Teaching Assistant / Aide
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Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine clerical and office assistance duties; receives, routes and places calls; directs visitors; types a variety of correspondence and forms; maintains records and files. Incumbent performs related work as required.


Positions in this classification work at the middle school level, and are assigned duties that are generally limited in scope, less complex in nature than the Senior Clerical Aide and are routinely and repetitively performed according to established procedures.


Types routine reports, letters, memos, lists, schedules; may perform student attendance office duties, compiling daily attendance sheets and admitting tardy students when necessary; inputs and retrieves information utilizing data and word processing equipment; maintains records, logs, and rosters; organizes and maintains records and files.

May act as receptionist; directs inquiries and provides general information on District policies and procedures; assists the public, parents, school personnel and others by answering questions and taking complaints; receives, distributes and dispatches mail and other materials; and indexes and files a variety of records and forms.

Assists school personnel in special assignments or daily routines.


Education/Experience : Any experience equivalent to education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
  • Experience: Six (6) months of responsible experience performing typing, filing and general clerical duties;

  • OR
  • Education: Successful completion of clerical work experience training program.

  • Knowledge of : Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic mathematics; current office methods and procedures including files and records management; mail and document handling; telephone etiquette; common office equipment and its usage.

    Skill at : Typing with speed and accuracy; spelling correctly; reading and writing English at a level required for successful job performance; preparing and maintaining accurate and complete records, files and summaries; making mathematical computations; learning to operate various office equipment; providing good and responsive customer service; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; communicating with diverse groups; displaying tact and courtesy; maintaining confidentiality; understanding and carrying out oral and written instructions.

    Physical Demands: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    Work Environment: The environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, residences, or commercial vehicles, e.g., use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.


    The Washoe County School District is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors. The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, disability or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.

    Internal Job Number : 2021-22-E220029

    Salary :

    Grade 15

    Sch A: $11.68 (entry step)
    Sch B: $13.55 (entry step)

    Salaries are subject to adjustment and may increase and decrease each fiscal year. New employees hired by Washoe County School District are normally placed on the entry step of the grade of the position.

    Range/Grade : G15

    Additional Job Information :

    This is a 30 hour per week. 180 day regular position. The position will have an additional 10 hours per week One Year Only position ending June 2022. The combined total hours is 40 hours per week.

    Eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week receive Social Security benefits, and the Salary Increases, Longevity Bonuses, and Credit Union benefits; eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work 20 to 24.75 hours per week received PERS retirement benefits, and the Salary Increases, Longevity Bonuses and Credit Union benefits listed below; eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work 25 to 27.25 hours per week receive the benefits listed below, with the exception of Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance; eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work 27.5 hours per week or more receive full benefits of the District.
    Holiday: Eligible employees receive up to eleven (11) paid holidays each year. Vacation: Eligible employees receive up to twenty (20) days of paid vacation each year. Sick Leave: Eligible employees receive up to fifteen (15) days of paid sick leave each year. Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance: Eligible employees may select an insurance plan wherein WCSD contributes 100% of insurance premiums. Eligible employee paid dependent medical insurance is available for an employee's dependents. Insurance Premiums - Summer Months: WCSD contributes 100% of the district paid portion of eligible employee's insurance premiums for employees who are not scheduled to work in the summer. Life Insurance: The District contributes 100 % of employee's life insurance premiums. Salary Increases: In addition to any negotiated increases each year, eligible employees receive salary increases each July, for the first fifteen (15) years of employment. Longevity Bonuses: Eligible employees receive annual bonuses as follows: 12-14 years of employment, $700; 15-17 years of employment, $1, 000; 18 + years of employment, $1, 100. Credit Union: Outstanding benefits are available through the Credit Union.
    No State Income Tax. No Social Security deductions for most positions working 20 hours per week or more. Retirement benefit offered is the State of Nevada retirement system, Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), which is one of the best in the country.


    Eligible Employees who select the employer paid salary schedule (Schedule A) will have Washoe County School District (WCSD) contribute 100% of the employee's retirement contributions. Eligible employees who select the employer-employee paid salary schedule (Schedule B) will have a portion of the legislatively designated amount paid by WCSD to PERS for retirement benefits and the employee, in turn, will pay the remaining portion of the legislatively designated amount of his/her salary to PERS. These options are introduced and explained in detail during the New Employee Orientation upon selection for employment.

    New employees will be fingerprinted upon hire and every five years thereafter and will have $58.50 deducted from their first paycheck to help defray the cost of fingerprinting. Non-licensed employees will have $58.50 deduction when their fingerprints are completed every five years. Fingerprint fees are subject to change.

    Please be advised there is a 90-day waiting period for insurance benefits.
    Temporary employees working less than 6 months do not receive benefits.
    Any applicant who would like to request a reasonable accommodation in any step of the selection process should contact Human Resources at (775) 348-0321.
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