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Cashier Clerk


Recruitment #0123-RO3000-TM


This examination is being given to fill one part-time vacancy in the Public Works department and to establish a referral list which may be used to fill future vacancies. This position may be at either the Lovelace Materials Recovery Facility and Transfer Station, or the North County Landfill in Lodi. Individuals may work weekends and rotating shifts and must be able to work at all County disposal sites, and varying weather conditions, indoors, and outdoors. Shifts could be from 6:45 am to 3:15 pm and/or from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

A completed application and supplemental questionnaire must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.


·      Receives, disburses, and balances cash, checks, warrants, and other negotiable instruments; verifies identity of payees and amounts to be paid; issues receipts; makes change.

·     Reconciles cash and other negotiable instruments with receipts and other transaction records; prepares routine summaries of transactions.

·      Counts and sorts checks, warrants, documents and monies; makes routine arithmetic calculations; files receipts, vouchers and other documents according to established procedures.

·      Provides routine information to the public and staff; may communicate by telephone or radio, as required.

·      Operates a variety of standard office equipment.


Experience:  Two years of responsible clerical work, one year of which must have included the counting, receiving and disbursing of cash.


Substitution:  One year of business training in an approved school or training program which included instruction in general office procedures, and either business mathematics, language mechanics, office machine operations or record keeping procedures may be substituted for six months of the required experience.


License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license, if required by the nature of the assignment.


Basic arithmetic; record keeping principles and techniques; filing principles and techniques; public relations techniques; basic cash handling procedures; basic language mechanics; general office procedures; basic computer and modern office automation technology and computer software programs relevant to department operations.


Make accurate arithmetic computations; handle and count money; follow detailed instructions; operate computers and related software; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; handle stressful situations and work well under pressure; code and sort items.Handle and count money; follow detailed instructions; communicate effectively with others; handle stressful situations and work well under pressure; code and sort items.


Mobility-Frequent operation of a data entry device, repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, 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-Depending upon assignment, may be frequently exposed to cold/heat, dirt, dust, fumes, and varied weather conditions.


Part-Time Employee Benefits: Part-time employees who meet the appropriate eligibility criteria may receive health insurance benefits and step increases.

Selection Procedures

Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination.  If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.

Testing Accommodation:  Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. 

Physical Exam:  Some classifications require physical examinations.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination.  The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.

Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam:  Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen.  The County pays for the initial drug screen.


Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:

  • They are related to the Appointing Authority, or

  • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other

Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.

Proof of Eligibility:  If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.


Apply Online:

By mail or in person:  

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, Ca 95202                                  


Office hours:               
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone:  (209) 468-3370 


Job Line:

For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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