Prin Employment Security Clerk - Grade 14

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Salary Information for Senr Employment Security Clerk
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Senr Employment Security Clerk 09 $41,399 $50,884
Senr Employment Security Clerk Chinese Language 09 $41,399 $50,884
Senr Employment Security Clerk Creole Language 09 $41,399 $50,884
Senr Employment Security Clerk Polish Language 09 $41,399 $50,884
Senr Employment Security Clerk Russian Language 09 $41,399 $50,884
Senr Employment Security Clerk Span Lang 09 $41,399 $50,884
Prin Employment Security Clerk 14 $54,860 $66,634
Prin Employment Security Clerk Span Lang 14 $54,860 $66,634

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Job Duties

As a Principal Employment Security Clerk, you would supervise Senior Employment Security Clerks who provide services related to accepting, processing, and certifying claims for unemployment insurance benefits; review unemployment insurance contribution information to make determinations of employer liability; provide customer service in the administration of employer accounts; or assist in the administration of job placement and employer services.

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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.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Labor and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Employment Security Clerk, Senior Employment Security Clerk (Chinese Language), Senior Employment Security Clerk (Creole Language), Senior Employment Security Clerk (Korean Language), Senior Employment Security Clerk (Polish Language), Senior Employment Security Clerk (Russian Language), or Senior Employment Security Clerk (Spanish Language).

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