CITY OF ALBANY
Kathy M. Sheehan Tatiana Diaz Albany City Hall
Mayor Director of Human Resources 24 Eagle Street, Rm 301
Notice of Job Opening
Position: Information Clerk III
Applicants must meet the requirements outlined in the enclosed job
PLEASE NOTE: This position is in the competitive class and will be
filled on a provisional basis pending the outcome of the civil service
Department: Neighborhood and Community Services
Number of Vacancies
to be filled:
$39,000 – $58,500 annually
Rate of Pay:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Schedule: 37.5 hours/week
Application Deadline: Until Filled
All applicants must submit an application online via jobs.albanyny.gov
to be considered for the job opening.
Residency Requirement: YES
Per City Code § 62-1, all individuals hired by the City of Albany
municipal government must be or become residents of the City of
Albany within 180 days of hire. Failure to move into the City shall be
deemed a voluntary resignation.
The City of Albany is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer.
Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2024
City of Albany
INFORMATION CLERK III
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This work involves clerical tasks
which assist the agency or department by fulfilling certain public and administrative
needs such as: maintaining files, compiling and disseminating information. The
incumbent in this position generally performs routine clerical work and may assist in
performing more difficult and responsible clerical duties. Work may involve contact with
the public requiring the explanation of office policies or applicable regulations.
Immediate supervision is provided. The difference between Information Clerk II and an
Information Clerk III is that the Information Clerk III performs more complex clerical
work and may act as lead worker within the office overseeing routine tasks of lower
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)
Enters purchase order requisitions;
Processes accounts payable for department purchasing;
Maintains departmental records or files;
Orders and maintains office supply inventory;
Furnishes information to the public, visitors, clients;
Distributes mail, incoming and outgoing;
Answers telephones and provides information as required;
Enters and retrieves information in an automated information system;
Performs related work as required.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL
Thorough knowledge of the organization, its departments and structure, and their
relationship with outside agencies;
Good knowledge of personal computers; and office equipment;
Good 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
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;
Neat personal appearance;
Information Clerk III CSC 12-27-17, Page 1 of 2
Clerical aptitude and mental alertness;
Physical condition commensurate with the requirements of the position.
Graduation from high school or a high school equivalency diploma and five (5) years
general clerical experience.
Position may require ability to work Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; and able to work
shift assignments during the day, evening and nights.
Information Clerk III CSC 12-27-17, Page 2 of 2
To apply for this job please visit jobs.albanyny.gov.