Silver Creek Central School District is now participating in the online WNY School Application System supported by the Western New York Regional Information Center (WNYRIC). The WNY School Application System is a consortium of schools that offer an online process to those seeking employment in administrative, teaching, and support staff positions within area school districts.

Interested applicants should apply to Silver Creek Central School District through the WNY School Application System or via the Instructional Employment Application or the Non-Instructional Employment Application.

For additional questions or assistance with the system, contact the WNYRIC at:
Phone: 1-800-872-0780, Option #2 

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Administrative Vacancies

Silver Creek Central School District anticipates a vacancy for a School Secretary for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Qualifications: Civil Service qualified.

Initial position location: Elementary School Office.

Work hours: 12-month, full-time position.

Salary and benefits: Per CSEA Contract.

Job duties, skills and minimum qualifications: Complete reception and office duties including greeting visitors, managing phone calls, typing/word processing, database entries; filing, and other tasks as assigned. Must be able to work collaboratively with others; communicate effectively with parents, students, and staff and community members; organize and prioritize tasks.

For internal consideration, individuals must currently hold title or be determined eligible by Chautauqua County Civil Service through the current eligible canvass list or deemed eligible to take upcoming written exam.

For additional qualifications, see the Civil Service information below.

Apply to: Interested internal candidates should submit a Chautauqua County Civil Service Application to: Lisa Rohloff, Business Administrator, Silver Creek CSD, PO Box 270, Silver Creek, NY 14136.

Deadline: January 30, 2023.


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is important clerical work that involves responsibility for the smooth and efficient operation of a school district office requiring the exercise of independent judgment and a general understanding of departmental procedures and policies. Employees in this class perform a wide variety of clerical and typing duties while working with faculty, staff, students, parents and visitors. This position differs from lower-level clerical titles by being a lead assistant in coordinating tasks of lower-level workers and/or performing complex operations independently involving office or school-wide operations. Work is performed under general supervision for routine matters requiring ordinary courtesy and tact. Unusual problems are referred to a supervisor before action is taken. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of clerical assistants. Does related work as required.


  • Answers telephone and acts as receptionist for an office:

  • Performs general office duties (which may include taking dictation), handling general correspondence and reports, filing:

  • Acts as information clerk where a general knowledge of personnel, organization, department activities and established praclices

  • are involved;

  • Prepares, copies, and distributes bulletins, notices and other announcements as required:

  • Assists in preparation and follow-up of annual budget:

  • Prepares requisitions for and maintains supplies for the office or department;

  • Distributes mail and supplies to staff;

  • May handle petty cash accounts:

  • May maintain master schedule for an office;

  • Composes and types routine correspondence;

  • Types, processes, checks, codes and files requisitions, claims, vouchers, bills and receipts:

  • May assign work, review and record work done, and instruct new employees in the specialized clerical work of a unit;

  • Collects fees and accounts for monies received;

  • Assists in proofreading typewritten and printed material:

  • Reviews reports and other documents for completeness, accuracy and conformity with established procedure:

  • Answers telephone, gives routine information to the public and makes appointments for superior:

  • Enters and retrieves computer database records.

  • Sets up and maintains current records pertaining to student enrollment;

  • Keeps journal of early dismissals, prepares and submits attendance reports:

  • Attends to students sent to the office for discipline:

  • Maintains "lost and found".

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment: good knowledge of business arithmetic and English: ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to operate a visual display terminal and an office copier: ability to learn organization, functions, rules, policies and regulations of the department: ability to understand and follow oral and written directions: ability to meet and deal effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents and visitors: ability to write legibly; ability to handle routine details independently; clerical aptitude: mental alertness: good judgment: accuracy, neat appearance: tact and courtesy: physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Promotional: Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class in a Chautauqua County school or Erie 2 BOCES and must be serving or have served that school, or Erie 2 BOCES continuously on a permanent basis as an Account Clerk, Account Clerk-Typist, Clerk II, Clerk II (Database), Health and Attendance Clerk, Stenographer, Stenographer 11, Telephone Operator-Typist, Typist, Typist II or Typist II (Spanish Speaking) for two (2) years immediately preceding the date of the written test.

Open Competitive - Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and:

A. Two (2) years of clerical experience involving customer service: OR

B. Completion of an Associate's degree or two-year business college program in a secretarial science or business administration: OR

C. Completion of 60 semester credit hours with a concentration in business administration or secretarial science; OR

D. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of A, B & C above.

Revised 12/23/2011 

Instructional Vacancies

No vacancies at this time...

Non-Instructional Vacancies


*Substitute Bus Drivers start at $20/hour

*Substitute Bus Monitors start at $13.20/hour

*Full Time Bus Drivers start at $23/hour with benefits package (including medical, dental , vision & NYS retirement eligibility)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Drivers must have a valid, clean driver’s license

  • Drivers must be at least 21 years of age

  • All employees must pass Federal fingerprint clearance

  • All employees  must enjoy working with children PK-12

  • We provide paid training & associated costs including DOT physical


Silver Creek Central School District accepts applications for substitutes year-round.  

·  Teachers (certified and non)

·  Monitors (Lunch and bus)

·  Nurses (LPN or RN)

·  Bus Drivers

·  Cleaners

·  Teacher Aides

·  Teaching Assistants

·  Clerical staff

Interested candidates should apply through the WNY School Application System application or submit a completed application, Civil Service application, references and certifications to: Lisa Rohloff, School Business Administrator, Silver Creek CSD, PO Box 270, Silver Creek, NY 14136.