LICENSING SERVICES CLERK, GRADE 9
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Licensing Services Clerks receive and process applications for licensure in professional and technical occupations and for pharmacies; provide information on the licensure process; and maintain related records according to approved schedules for retention and disposition.
These positions are found mainly in the Department of State and the State Education Department.
LICENSING SERVICES CLERK: full performance level; interprets and applies various laws, rules and regulations governing the licensing process.
Education Credentials Specialists review and evaluate applications for professional licenses, teaching certificates or related credentials for compliance with New York State requirements. They provide information on Education Law and Regulations pertaining to teacher certification and/or professional licensure and research educational programs in the United States and other countries to evaluate their equivalency to standards.
Clerks 2 supervise subordinate clerical staff or perform difficult clerical processing and maintain records in transaction processing organizations.
Business Documents Specialists review documents and provide information to various individuals on the States Business Corporation Law and related laws, including certificates of incorporation or dissolution.
Process applications for licenses and answer written, telephone or face-to-face questions related to the licensing process and maintain standards of timeliness and accuracy.
Review applications that are received by contracted vendors and determine accuracy and completeness.
Open Competitive: successful completion of a one-year traineeship.
Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service in a clerical position at Grade 6 or higher.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.