Job Category
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Officer Manager
Date Revised
Primary Purpose
Compile and prepare regular district payroll including related reports and payments. Work under moderate supervision to ensure accurate and timely preparation of payroll records according to prescribed procedures and regulations.
Education Certification

High School Diploma or GED

Valid TEA Certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of basic payroll accounting procedures

Ability to maintain accurate and auditable records

Proficiency in keyboarding

Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to create spreadsheets and word processing

Ability to meet established deadlines


Minimum of two (2) years’ payroll experience 

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare accurate department payroll.
  • Calculate employee wages, hours worked, overtime pay and summer check accrual.
  • Maintain department payroll records, employee payroll information, and other documentation in an orderly and accurate manner in accordance with state, federal and district requirement.
  • Display professionalism in dealing with staff.
  • Maintain professional appearance.
  • Must be mentally alert and physically able to perform job functions.
  • Follow district policies pertaining to the individual assignment.
  • Seeks professional growth through continuing education and staff development.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •  None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Continual sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting
Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Occasional prolonged and irregular hours
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress