The incumbent must be able to display a working knowledge of modern office equipment, practices, and principles and effectively deal with the public receiving and resolving customer complaints and inquiries. Sets up and types from copy, rough draft or general instructions, a variety of letters, records, reports and other materials. Checks forms for completeness, accuracy and compliance with procedural requirements. Inputs and extracts information from computer systems to prepare documents or reports. Sorts and files correspondence, documents and other records; maintains filing systems; opens and sorts mail; accepts payments and issues a receipt; operates copy machine and other office equipment. Work varies in nature and difficulty. Where the work is more repetitive there is an added responsibility for finality of action. Until more difficult phases of the work are learned, employees work under somewhat close supervision.
Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.). Candidate must be proficient with computer keyboarding and Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a condition of employment.
As part of the selection process, candidates must successfully pass a computerized Microsoft Office skills assessment for competency level in both Basic Word and Basic Excel.
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.