Public Service Commission Operations Clerk 1

Grade 09

New York State has approximately 7 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Public Service, Department of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Public Service Commission Operations Clerk Trainee

    Similar to Grade 06

  2. Public Service Commission Operations Clerk 1

    Grade 09

  3. Public Service Commission Operations Clerk 2

    Grade 14

  4. Public Service Commisson Operations Clerk 3

    Grade 18

Summary of Job Description

As a Public Service Commission Operations Clerk 1, you would:

Oversee preparation of proposed session agenda; receive and timely process session items which include identification and assignment of item number.

Enter into a database (Document and Management System) information related to final action taken; compile items in preparation of session minutes.

Prepare all affidavits of service for orders resulting from session and review affidavits to ensure accuracy.

Process utility tariff filings, which document the pending and approved rates, charges, rules and regulations under which a utility operates.  Review each tariff page to determine whether filing criteria are correct, enter information into internal tariff and case management databases; determine office assignment; and ensure copies are distributed to appropriate individuals.

Interact with staff, the public, attorneys, and representatives of utilities.  Respond to inquiries via telephone, in person, and e-mail; research and retrieve information using databases and case files; prepare materials for mailing; process appropriate paperwork for service fees.

Process formal and informal filings that become official case records.  Analyze and determine case criteria; determine case category (industry).  Create cases in database and determine case assignment.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The examination that is used to fill this position is called the Beginning Office Assistant examination. There are no minimum education or experience requirements for this examination.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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