|Date Opened||6/10/2021 3:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||6/25/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$4,295 – 5,437 / Monthly|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under general supervision, to do varied and complex clerical accounting work in connection with interpreting and processing financial or statistical records, or in reviewing and verifying a wide variety of complex data regarding financial record keeping activities; and to do related work as required. This is a County-wide classification, the list established from this recruitment will be used to fill any current and future vacancies throughout the life of the eligible list to fill full-time, part-time and extra-help positions.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these would be:
Two years of experience involving maintaining accounting records or processing financial records that demonstrates application or possession of the required knowledge and abilities listed below. Formal education in bookkeeping or accounting of up to one year may be substituted for the required experience on an hour-for-hour basis.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of general office procedures. Working knowledge of methods, practices and terminology used in accounting clerical work; and automated and manual bookkeeping systems. Some knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping; automated record keeping systems; and basic cost and budgetary accounting principles.
Ability to: Perform difficult clerical accounting work involving independent judgment and accuracy and speed; maintain complex records utilizing computerized and/or manual systems; reconcile differences within the record keeping system using arithmetic skills and understanding of the record keeping system and related transactions; assemble and organize data and prepare reports from such records; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public and others contacted in the course of work; operate standard office equipment including computerized systems to enter and/or retrieve data; operate adding, calculating or automated bookkeeping machines; make arithmetic calculations accurately and rapidly; spell correctly; quickly learn the specific operations of the department to which assigned; write neatly and legibly; learn medical terminology may be required for some positions; and type at a moderate rate of speed utilizing a word processor or typewriter may be required for some positions.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
Some positions may require Fingerprinting and/or Background Investigation.
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|Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.|
|View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.||
This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
|View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file.||
A Santa Cruz County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in.
|Fill out our application-request form.||
We encourage you to submit your application online as this is the preferred application method. If, for any reason, you are unable do this, we can send you an application packet by conventional mail.
|Contact us via conventional means.||You may contact us by phone at (831) 454-2600, FAX at (831) 454-2240, or e-mail at Personnel@santacruzcounty.us, or apply for a job in person at the Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, California 95060.|