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Position Title
Payroll Specialist
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School Related Personnel
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Job Description

The Hilton Central School District has a vacancy for a Payroll Specialist in the Business Office.  This is a 12 month, 8 hour/day position.  This position requires the Civil Service title of Payroll Clerk, therefore only those candidates who are currently working in this title, or whose name appears on the current Civil Service eligible list will be considered.

Desired Attributes:

  • Must have attention to detail
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of payroll preparation, time and attendance, and employee withholdings
  • General ledger and retirement reporting is a plus
  • Must have a positive attitude


Civil Service Title
Payroll Clerk
Job Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:

(A)       Three (3) years of full‑time or its part‑time equivalent paid experience posting financial or accounting records, or entering and editing data on payroll records; OR,

(B)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State college or university with an Associate's degree in Accounting or Finance, plus one (1) year of experience as described in (A) above; OR,

(C)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State college or university with an Associate’s degree, plus two (2) years of experience as described in (A) above; OR,

(D)       Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), and (C) above.

Application Procedure

Only online applications will be accepted. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Appointments are subject to a six-month probationary period and are subject to Board of Education approval.

 Positive fingerprint clearance through the NYSED is required.

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