Provides clerical and administrative support duties within the Community Development Department. Formats and types letters, memos, and other correspondence. Answers the telephone and interacts with the public to respond to inquiries and requests. Will assist the administration with bookkeeping, accounting and billing. Compiles information and prepares basic narrative and statistical reports on a periodic basis. Enters and retrieves information into a computer in order to update records, process transactions or respond to requests for information. Logs, tracks, and maintains records on department or unit activities. Processes invoices, requisitions, and purchase orders; orders supplies and equipment. Assists in preparation of the annual operating budget; monitors monthly expenses. Performs related duties.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; and two to three years of clerical experience which involved interacting with the public to disseminate information; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Knowledge of general office procedures, bookkeeping and/or accounting, policies and practices; applicable state, federal and local laws, rules and regulations; computer applications related to the work. Skilled in the operation and routine maintenance of general office machines such as copiers, and telephone systems. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Valid driver’s license required. Must be able to complete NIMS training within six (6) months of hire. Physical Demands: Required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, to reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Typical Working Conditions: A normal office environment. Occasional exposure to outdoor weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles.
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration of this position.
Apply online at www.indepmo.org/hr. Position open until filled with first review February 24, 2021.
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