Please submit your resume by 3/25/22

Civil Service Title: Clerk II

Salary Range: $36,817.00 – $46,480.00 Annually

Agency: Police Accountability Board

Division: Public Affairs

Openings: (One) 1

Location: Rochester, NY

Accepting Applications: March 15, 2022

Application Deadline: March 25, 2022

Where You Would Work

The Police Accountability Board is an independent agency within the City of Rochester charged with overseeing and reimagining Rochester’s policing system. The Board investigates potential wrongdoing by Rochester police officers, brings change and transparency to the Rochester Police Department, and educates and engages community members in the work of reimagining public safety. The Board is committed to performing these tasks in a workplace defined by accountability, equity, transparency. The Board’s headquarters are located in Rochester’s downtown core.

What You Would Do

General Description

This is clerical work involving the independent performance of higher-level clerical tasks which may include contact with the public or handling of funds. Assignments given to employees in this class involve little or no typing. The work is performed in accordance with general instructions regarding objectives, policies, and procedures. The work is not subject to detailed or immediate review and is usually in its completed form. Employees of this class may exercise supervision or guidance over a small number of clerks and may train a small number of clerks in the procedures used for that section. General supervision is received from a higher-level employee who is available to handle more difficult or technical problems. Performs related work as required.


Typical Work Activities

  • Enters information onto standard forms such as payroll or production records, authorizations and certifications;
  • Maintains records of monetary, budgetary or similar transactions;
  • Compiles summaries and reports;
  • Prepares and maintains written communications such as memos, reports, and related tables, listings and charts that require familiarity with section procedures and policies;
  • Prepares and maintains alphabetical and numerical files;
  • Searches files, records and references for information;
  • Prepares written documents, certifications, authorizations, and forms;
  • Obtains and gives out information by telephone, correspondence, or in person;
  • May supervise, guide, or train subordinates in the performance of their duties;
  • May compute interest, taxes, and price extensions.

Who We Are Looking To Hire

The Board is looking to hire people that reflect the diversity of Rochester and are committed to our community and our mission. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Board strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, and gender non-conforming persons to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.  

Benefits You Would Receive

The City of Rochester offers the Board’s full-time employees a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance. Board employees receive generous vacation, holiday and sick leave benefits in the context of a flexible, supportive work environment. Employees can also receive up to $6,000 toward the purchase of a home in Rochester, up to $3,000 in annual tuition assistance, and reimbursement for certain transit costs.  

In addition to this standard benefits package, employees in this position would undergo extensive training in oversight, policing, and public safety reform. Moreover, working in this position could qualify employees for student loan forgiveness through the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. To learn more, visit the Program’s website HERE. 

Proposed Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or Equivalent, PLUS
    I. Associate’s degree in business management, secretarial science, office technology, or closely related field, AND one (1) year of full time clerical experience (or its part-time equivalent);
  • OR II. Three (3) years of full-time clerical experience (or its part-time equivalent).


How To Apply & Submit A Resume/Cover Letter

If you are interested in applying, we strongly encourage you to submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. This position will be officially posted on the City of Rochester’s jobs portal (located HERE) on Thursday, March 16, 2022 under its Civil Service Title of “Clerk II- PAB” To apply, you will have to create an account through the jobs portal and complete an employment profile. If you need help navigating the City’s jobs portal or have questions about this posting, feel free to email us at [email protected] or call us at 585-428-9627.