Job Description

Position Information
Listing ID: 240604002
Position: Clerk/Clerical Aide/Media Aide
Assignment: Off Aide Sch
Job Type: Classified Contract
Salary Matrix: NON2324
Step Range: 20 - $15.15 to 41 - $20.40 (hourly)
HS Diploma or equivalent: Computer Proficiency
Employment Type: Full Time
INSIDE DEADLINE: 6/6/2024: Background check and drug screening
Job Descriptions: Clerical Aide (Attachment) View
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer


The School District of Okeechobee County has adopted Board Policy 6.43, Unlawful Discrimination Prohibited. No person shall, on the basis of race (including anti-Semitism), color, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, political beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, if otherwise qualified, social and family background or on the basis of the use of a language other than English by LEP students, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by this School District, except as provided by law.

The School District of Okeechobee County is in compliance with all federal and state laws which include the Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), Title IX, Section 504, Florida Education Equity Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), and the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.

Any employee, student, applicant for admissions, or applicant for employment who believes he/she has been discriminated against or has been harassed by another employee, student, or third party is encouraged to use the Equity Plan Grievance Procedure for filing complaints. You may file with: principal or immediate supervisor, District Equity Coordinator/Director of Human Resources or the Superintendent.

Director of Human Resources
Title II, Title IX, and the Florida Education Equity Act Complaints and
ADA/Section 504 Complaints
700 SW 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974
(863) 462-5000 Ext. 1067
Skills Questionnaire
  1. Rate your proficiency in computer skills.
  2. Rate your proficiency in applying English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation in oral and written communication.
  3. Rate your proficiency in speaking Spanish.
  4. Rate your organizational skills.
  5. Rate yourself as a learner.
  6. Rate your ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  7. Rate your ability to work independently.
  8. Rate your ability to handle difficult situations.
  9. Rate your ability to provide quality customer service.
  10. Rate your ability to maintain a safe working environment.
  11. Rate your ability to work with others.
  12. Rate your past work history regarding your attendance and punctuality.
  13. Rate your experience in supervising students.
  14. Rate your experience in dealing with confidentiality.
General Questions
  1. When are you available to start work?
  2. List any extracurricular activities you are interested in sponsoring.
  3. Have you ever been employed in this district? If yes, when? Where?
  4. List any special abilities, interests, community activities, high school and/or college activities related to the position for which you are applying.
  5. List any professional activities, including professional or honorary organizations, research studies, publications and/or presentations related to the position for which you are applying.
  6. Have you ever been convicted, found guilty, had adjudication withheld, entered a pre-trial diversion program, or pled guilty or nolo-contendere, (no contest) to a criminal offense other than a minor traffic violation? This includes offences committed as a juvenile. DUI is NOT a minor traffic violation. If yes, explain. (Expunged or sealed records may be displayed on your background screening.)
  7. Are you currently under investigation, or been named in an indictment, accusation, or special presentment of any offense, other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain.
  8. Are you presently or have you ever:
  9. If you selected any of the choices on the previous question, please explain each of the circumstances.
  10. How did you hear about the Okeechobee County School Board? Select from the list below.
  11. Please describe the event referenced in the previous question.
  12. Are you claiming Veteran's Preference? If yes, submit a copy of your DD-214 to the Human Resources Office.
  13. Have you ever had a report of child abuse or sexual activities involving a minor or K-12 student filed against you? This would include reports to a school district, a state or federal agency, a police agency, or in court.
Notification of Social Security Number Collection and Usage

In compliance with Florida Statute 119.071(5), this document serves to notify you of the purpose for the collection of your social security number. The Okeechobee County School Board will collect and use your social security number only if specifically authorized by law to do so or when it is imperative for the performance of its duties and responsibilities as prescribed by law.

An applicant, employee, vendor, or volunteers social security number may be required for:

-Employment Application

-Criminal History Check (FDLE, FBI and local law enforcement agencies)

-Department of Homeland Security Federal I-9 form

-Federal W4, W2, 1099, and other IRS documents

-Federal Social Security taxes (FICA)

-Unemployment reports (Florida Department of Revenue)

-Florida Retirement System (FRS) documents and reports

-Workers' Compensation documents and reports

-Direct Deposit documents

-Authorizations and other documents for optional retirement programs such as 403(b)

-Documents and reports related to Group benefits such as health, dental, and life insurance

-Documents and reports related to supplemental deductions

-Documents and reports for the Florida Department of Education Bureau of Educator Certification, Florida Department of Education Bureau of Professional Practices, and other FLDOE
departments, as required Documents and reports for the Florida Department of Children and Families, Florida Department of Labor, Florida Department of Revenue, and other local, state and federal agencies, as required

-Other purposes specifically required or authorized by local, state, or federal law

As an applicant who is the subject of a national fingerprint-based criminal history record check for a noncriminal justice purpose (such as an application for employment or a license, an immigration or naturalization matter, security clearance, or adoption), you have certain rights which are discussed below. All notices must be provided to you in writing.(1) These obligations are pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 552a, and Title 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 50.12, among other authorities.

-You must be provided an adequate written FBI Privacy Act Statement (dated 2013 or later) when you submit your fingerprints and associated personal information. This Privacy Act Statement must explain the authority for collecting your fingerprints and associated information and whether your fingerprints and associated information will be searched, shared, or retained. (2)

-You must be advised in writing of the procedures for obtaining a change, correction, or update of your FBI criminal history record as set forth at 28 CFR 16.34.

-You must be provided the opportunity to complete or challenge the accuracy of the information in your FBI criminal history record (if you have such a record).

-If you have a criminal history record, you should be afforded a reasonable amount of time to correct or complete the record (or decline to do so) before the officials deny you the employment, license, or other benefit based on information in the FBI criminal history record.

-If agency policy permits, the officials may provide you with a cop y of you r FBI criminal history record for review and possible challenge. If agency policy does not permit it to provide you a copy of the record, you may obtain a copy of the record by submitting fingerprints and a fee to the FBI. Information regarding this process may be obtained at and

-If you decide to challenge the accuracy or completeness of your FBI criminal history record, you should send your challenge to the agency that contributed the questioned information to the FBI. Alternatively, you may send your challenge directly to the FBI by submitting a request via The FBI will then forward your challenge to the agency that contributed the questioned information and request the agency to verify or correct the challenged entry. Upon receipt of an official communication from that agency, the FBI will make any necessary changes/corrections to your record in accordance
with the information supplied by that agency. (See 28 CFR 16.30 through 16.34.)

-You have the right to expect that officials receiving the results of the criminal history record check will use it only for authorized purposes and will not retain or disseminate it in violation of federal statute, regulation or executive order, or rule, procedure or standard established by the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council.(3)

(1) Written notification includes electronic notification, but excludes oral notification.


(3) See 5 U.S.C. 552a(b); 28 U.S.C. 534(b); 34 U.S.C. 40316 (formerly cited as 42 U.S.C. 14616), Article IV(c);

28 CFR 20.21(c), 20.33(d) and 906.2(d).

Authority: The FBI's acquisition, preservation, and exchange of fingerprints and associated information is generally authorized under 28 U.S.C. 534. Depending on the nature of your application, supplemental authorities include Federal statutes, State statutes pursuant to Pub. L. 92-544, Presidential Executive Orders, and federal regulations. Providing your fingerprints and associated information is voluntary; however, failure to do so may affect completion or approval of your application.

Principal Purpose: Certain determinations, such as employment, licensing, and security clearances, may be predicated on fingerprint-based background checks. Your fingerprints and associated information/biometrics may be provided to the employing, investigating, or otherwise responsible agency, and/or the FBI for the purpose of comparing your fingerprints to other fingerprints in the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) system or its successor systems (including civil, criminal, and latent fingerprint repositories) or other available records of the employing, investigating, or otherwise responsible agency. The FBI may retain your fingerprints and associated information/biometrics in NGI after the completion of this application and, while
retained, your fingerprints may continue to be compared against other fingerprints submitted to or retained by

Routine Uses: During the processing of this application and for as long thereafter as your fingerprints and associated information/biometrics are retained in NGI, your information may be disclosed pursuant to your consent, and may be disclosed without your consent as permitted by the Privacy Act of 1974 and all applicable Routine Uses as may be published at any time in the Federal Register, including the Routine Uses for the NGI system and the FBI's Blanket Routine Uses. Routine uses include, but are not limited to, disclosures to: employing, governmental or authorized non-governmental agencies responsible for employment, contracting, licensing, security clearances, and other suitability determinations; local, state, tribal, or federal law enforcement agencies; criminal justice agencies; and agencies responsible for national security or public safety.

(As of 03/30/2018)
Sick Days - 10
Holidays - 6
Florida Retirement System Plan
Fringe Benefits Packet (options include Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Dental, Vision, Cancer)
Health Insurance Available
401 K Plan Available
403 B Plan Available

High School Diploma/GED*
College Transcript (Optional)
Psnl Reference #1 (Optional)
Psnl Reference #2 (Optional)
Non-Instructional Reference Questions: 0 of 5 external references required.

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