Office Worker II (#TO6102)
$18.84-$22.90 Hourly / $3,265.39-$3,969.11 Monthly / $39,184.79-$47,629.36 Yearly


This is a temporary/part-time class. Under close supervision, does general clerical work following standardized procedures and does related or other work as required. This position performs clerical work of average difficulty utilizing a working knowledge of clerical functions.

This position requires that employees exercise some initiative, independent judgment and action within a limited range of standardized procedures. This position may be temporary, project based or seasonal in nature; or part-time, to meet ongoing, fluctuating clerical needs in the department.


  • Greets persons entering office and answers telephones; determines purpose of visit or call; directs persons to appropriate individuals or offices; takes and transmits messages; may search for and provide general information concerning rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Obtains required information from agency clients and completes forms; waits on public counter for purpose of issuing documents.
  • Gathers, processes, and maintains information related to departmental operations, records, and files; screens source material for completeness and accuracy; adds, posts, or verifies notations.
  • Formats documents, charts, reports and forms using word processor, typewriter, or other office equipment; edits for punctuation and spelling; proofreads for accuracy and consistency.
  • Performs basic computations and calculations; may compute, collect and receipt monies and fees and issue receipts; may maintain basic ledgers and accounts; may process accounts receivable and make deposits.
  • Sorts, codes, and files correspondence, forms, records, reports, documents, and other materials; searches files to obtain requested information.
  • Receives, opens, sorts, time stamps, routes, and weighs mail; addresses, stuffs, and seals envelopes; affixes and records postage.
  • Operates a variety of standard office machines such as copiers, calculators, microfiche readers, computers, multi-line phones, and cash registers; may operate a switchboard in a large department; may dispatch vehicles.
  • Proofreads typewritten material.
  • May compose routine letters and memoranda; may type short items.


Experience: One year of general office clerical work.

Substitution: One year of business training in an approved vocational training program may substitute for the above-required experience; OR b) Completion of 30 semester/45 quarter units at an accredited college or university may substitute for the above-required experience.


General office practices and procedures; personal computer systems and general office computer software; fundamental public relations techniques; basic filing and recordkeeping systems; standard language mechanics; standard correspondence and report formats; basic arithmetical operations related to clerical processes; basic cash handling procedures.


Utilize standard office procedures and equipment; operate computers and related software; follow oral and written directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; communicate effectively with others; write clearly and legibly; perform basic arithmetical operations; match names and numbers.


Mobility-Frequent operation of a data entry device; repetitive motion; sitting for long periods; walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, grabbing, bending, squatting, climbing; Lifting-Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds; Visual-Constant good overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision; Hearing/Talking-Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person; Emotional/Psychological-Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact; Special Requirements–Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime; Environmental-Occasional exposure to varied weather conditions.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: TO6102; EST: 6/18/2008;