County of Alameda

Clerk Intermittent II SAN (#1297N)

Bargaining Unit: SEIU 1021 - Clerical (010)
$24.25-$28.63 Hourly / $0.00-$0.00 BiWeekly /
$0.00-$0.00 Monthly / $0.00-$0.00 Yearly

Under supervision, to do routine clerical work; to assist full-time clerical personnel during peak workload periods; and to do related work as required.


This class is composed of positions that are filled intermittently as required by workload. Positions may be filled for a few days or a few weeks at a time, and persons filling them may be asked to report for work or may be laid off from work on relatively short notice. The Clerk Intermittent II class differs from the class of Clerk Intermittent I in that it is designated for Clerk Intermittent I’s who were above the third step of the salary range on June 30, l973. It should be noted that the class of Clerk Intermittent II will cover only those employees who previously have been designated and will not be used for promotion or demotion from any other classes. The class will exist until such time that positions are vacated by attrition.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Assists public at counter and on telephone and provides routine factual information.

2. Posts data; assists in proofreading, filing and typing.

3. Sorts bills, cards, correspondence and various forms.

4. Supplies inserting machine with materials for stuffing envelopes.

5. Checks records, papers, and registrations for inaccuracies and omissions.

6. May handle heavy bundles such as ballots, affidavits, tally sheets, or other election material.


The equivalent of six months of general clerical experience.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

· Standard office methods and equipment.

Ability to:

· Perform routine clerical work and quickly learn the specific office operations.
· Understand and follow oral and written directions.
· Establish and maintain cooperative relations with fellow employees and with the public.

Old document: EK:nw
Updated: 10/l5/86
New document: Jobspecs/1297


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.