School General Secretary II (Pre-Qualified Pool)

San Diego Unified San Diego, CA

This is a Promotional/Open opportunity to become Pre-Qualified for the School General Secretary II position.

Promotional/Open opportunities are open to all qualified individuals. However, certification of district employees will take precedence over individuals not currently employed by the San Diego Unified School District.

Pre-Qualified Pool Examination Process:

This application process will establish a pool of pre-qualified candidates for the School General Secretary II position. Applicants that are successful in the exam process will be placed on the Pre-Qualified Pool List for a duration of 3 years. Once on this list, pre-qualified candidates will be required to express interest to our site specific School General Secretary II job postings as they are announced, by applying online.

About the Position:

The School General Secretary II assumes primary responsibility for the secretarial function in an elementary or secondary school.

Please note: The Board of Education approved a 14-day work furlough effective August 1, 2017. To view the salary schedule, click here.

Examples of Duties

To view the detailed job description for School General Secretary II, click here.

Typical Qualifications


Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to two years (24 months within the last 10 years) of full-time equivalent, paid, secretarial experience. Office-clerical experience may be considered.


A Typing/keyboarding certificate for 50 words per minute, net corrected speed on a five-minute timed test is required. On-line certificates are not accepted.


* San Diego Continuing Education Center (Free) - Various Locations - Register online at

* Grossmont College ($7) - (619) 644-7548

* Chula Vista Adult School ($20 Fee) - (619) 796-7000

* National City Adult School ($20 Fee) - (619) 336-9400

* San Ysidro Adult School ($20 Fee) - (619) 428-7200

* South County Career Center (Free with completion of typing course) - (619) 628-0300

Supplemental Information


To be considered for the position, the following must be received in Human Resources by the Application deadline.

* A completed online employment application and supplemental questionnaire

* To receive education credit, provide a copy of College Degree or Official Transcript.

* A typing/keyboarding certificate for 50 wpm net corrected speed on a five-minute timed test. On-line certificates are not accepted.

Additional documents, if any, may/should be attached to the online employment application. As a secondary option, items can be submitted to Human Resources at 4100 Normal Street, Suite 1241, San Diego, CA 92103 or faxed to (619) 293-0417.

The supplemental questions should be answered thoroughly, clearly and concisely as the responses provided (along with the entire application package) will be carefully reviewed to determine which candidates will move forward in the recruitment process. Please complete the online application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications of the position will be invited to participate in the exam process. Applicants who successfully pass the exam process will be placed on the Pre-Qualified Pool List for a period of 3 years. Additionally, qualified candidates will be invited to be placed on the Substitute Pool for this position.

Additional Information

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