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Common Council

Information Clerk

Pay Rate:

Pay Frequency:

$32,300 - $48,500


Do you have a strong sense for organization? Put your clerical skills to work as our newest Information Clerk compiling and maintaining files!

Typical Duties Include:

  • Performs various clerical tasks such as staffing reports, payroll information and coordination of work with other clerical workers, as directed

  • Enters and retrieves information in an automated information system

  • Answers telephones and provides information as required

  • Maintains departmental records or files

  • Directs referrals to City, County and State Agencies

  • Furnishes information to the public, visitors, clients

  • Distributes mail, incoming and outgoing

  • Performs related work as required

  • Position may require ability to work Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; and able to work shift assignments during the day, evening and nights.


Common Council

Job Type:


Full Time

Albany, NY


*These are the minimum qualifications necessary by law to be considered for this position. If you do not have the needed experience or equivalent experience required for this role, kindly consider applying for another position with us.

  • Good knowledge of the City of Albany, its departments and structure, and their relationship with County and State Agencies

  • Good knowledge of personal computers; and office equipment

  • Working knowledge of English, spelling and arithmetic

  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions

  • Ability to clearly express ideas both orally and in writing

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks under time constraints imposed by the nature of the job

  • Ability to use communications and telephone equipment

  • Ability to deal calmly and effectively with co-workers and the public

  • Good judgement in dealing with co-workers and the public

  • Clerical aptitude and mental alertness

Minimum Acceptable Training and Expereince: Graduation from high school or a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years experience working with the public.

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