Records Clerk III

October 10, 2021
North Charleston, SC
Job Type



All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.

This position in the Records Division of the Assessor's office is responsible for ensuring that documents, filings, correspondence and other paperwork are managed and retained in accordance with both state and federal statutes. Both paper and electronic documents are governed by statutes.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $14.89 - $15.81


Duties and Responsibilities

Job duties include: responding to Freedom of Information Act requests in accordance with the law, managing, routing and preserving incoming legal filings, incoming applications, incoming and outgoing correspondence, outgoing notices and filings, and documents generated internally. In addition, the candidate will enter data, image and index documents electronically, file and retrieve paper documents, search other agency sites for information and reconcile conflicts in records. The Clerk will also assist with taxpayer inquiries, including answering customer calls and will be expected communicate information accurately, completely and clearly over the phone with a high degree of professionalism. Others duties that may be assigned include assisting other divisions in the Assessor's office as needed, performing research as needed and cross training in various administrative and clerical duties.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School diploma (or GED)

Minimum Qualification: A minimum of two (2) or more years' clerical or administrative experience in an office environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

We place a strong emphasis on excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must be able to deal professionally and effectively with taxpayers, the general public and other government agencies at the County, Municipal and State level over the phone, in person and through electronic transmissions. The successful candidate must have substantial experience with a variety of computer software applications including EXCEL and WORD, must demonstrate that they are able to learn new software applications easily and be capable of entering data and typing communications accurately and rapidly. The position requires research, analysis and organizational skills along with ability to prioritize varying job duties. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and work in a team environment cooperating with others in the work unit and with other Divisions and work units in the Assessor's office and other offices. Experience with or training in records management, records retention or archives is highly preferred. Some overtime may be required, including some work on weekends. Closing Date/Time: 10/24/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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