Data Entry Clerk at Prince George's County Public Schools

  • Data Entry
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Under general supervision, performs clerical work involving the data entry. Ensures accuracy of all data entered. The incumbent may be required to maintain associated records and reports. Work is performed under the direction of a supervisor who plans and assigns work. Work is reviewed for accuracy. After familiarization with the procedures, methods and reports used in the department, employees in this class are expected to exercise some judgment to maintaining the routine flow of work.

Brief Description

This is a ACE/AFSCME, 12-Month, Local 2250 Position - Pay Table 700 - Grade 11

Hourly Range: $17.28 - $34.11

CLOSING DATE: December 7, 2023

Detailed Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Receives, reviews and enters data and source documents into department database;

Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered;

Contacts providers of source documents to resolve questions, inconsistencies or missing data;

Data entry of confidential information using the system software;

Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source documents into computer following format displayed on screen, and enters necessary codes;

Compares data entered with source documents, or reenters data in verification format;

Reviews and makes necessary corrections to information entered;

Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data to be entered;

Assists in establishing and maintaining an effective and efficient records management system;

Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results, as required;

Performs general clerical duties such as filing, answering phones, etc.;

Works on special initiatives that will require travel; and

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Two or more years of experience in data entry responsibilities;

Good knowledge of general clerical and office procedures and practices;

Ability to follow oral and written directions;

Ability to use non-keyboard forms of data entry, such as scanners and electronically transmitted files;

Ability to interpret work-related materials and written information;

Ability to identify problems and review information;

Ability to follow guidelines and manipulate data in a certain order;

Good knowledge of computer hardware and software;

Strong typing skills; and

Superior computer knowledge including proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required as well.


Graduation from high school or technical school and some experience in the operation of data entry; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


None required.


No direct supervisory responsibilities.


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

Additional Details

Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.

How To Apply

To submit an application online select apply.

Please complete ALL sections and provide applicable details to ensure full consideration. If you need assistance with submitting your application online, please contact the Employee Support Center & Substitute Services at 301-780-2191.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

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