Walworth County Clerical Eligibility List in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Walworth County has an open application period every three months for any clerical opening (for example: a Clerk, Account Clerk, Legal Secretary, Receptionist, etc.) that may occur in any Walworth County office or department.Candidates that pass the testing to be placed on this clerical eligibility list will be eligible for hire fromDecember 1, 2016throughMay 31, 2017.

**_Salary and schedule of benefits vary based on position. This information will be provided at the time of a specific job opening.

Candidates that applied and tested inJuly/August 2016 are not eligible to reapply and retest until theJanuary2017 recruitment._**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Providing administrative support as required, data entry, maintaining files and records and other general reception duties.Duties may include operating a computer using word processing tools to prepare a variety of documents, letters, memos, forms, reports, presentations and other correspondence; managing filing systems and databases; operating modern office equipment; and performing other related duties as assigned.


All applicants are required to have a minimum education of a high school diploma or GED equivalent.Knowledge of secretarial, clerical and general office procedures, records management and computer applications using word processing and/or spreadsheet applications is required.Candidates must possess initiative and demonstrate good analytical, organizational and communications skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.The ability to work independently is also required.

Selection Process:

APPLICATION REVIEW:All applications will be reviewed for relevant prior clerical experience.If a large number of applications are received, priority (invitations to test) will be given to applicants with the greater amount of prior clerical experience.

SKILLS TESTING:Applicants invited to test for a place on the eligibility list will be contacted byemail to set up a time for testing. The following skills tests will be conducted for all applicants. The minimum passing score for each test is listed in parenthesis.

Typing (40 wpm)**

Data Entry (6,000 kph)

Spelling (70%)

Record Locating (70%)

Sentence Clarity (70%)

10-key Data Entry (6,000 kph)**

Microsoft Word 2010(70%)

Microsoft Excel 2010 (70%)**

Legal Terminology (70%)**

Medical Terminology (70%)**

**Results of thesetests are only used for certain positions within the county and are not required to pass to be placed on our eligibility list.

SKILL TESTING WINDOW: November1, 2016 -November30, 2016

EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:When positions become available, all candidates that passed the required testing for the specific position will be ranked based on education, experience and test scores.Job descriptions will be furnished to the top-ranking candidates until enough candidates who are interested in being considered for the open position have been identified for advancement to the hiring authority.

You will be eliminated from consideration for: (1) Failure to maintain current contact information; (2) Providing false or intentionally incomplete information on the application or while being considered for employment; (3) Failure of or refusal to complete any required computer skills testing; (4) Failure to appear for or arrange an interview or appointment, without prior consent of the Human Resources Department or hiring authority; or (5) Failure to meet minimum requirements.

Job Code: 2016-00001

Job Title: Clerical Eligibility List

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 10/31/16 5:00 PM Central Time

Job Type: Eligibility List

Location: Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Department: Human Resources