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13 Jun 2022

Full-Time Office Assistant II Permit Services

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary


This position serves as first contact for customers (citizens, developers, etc.) regarding the requirements, policies and procedures of land-use and building permits and related technical services and information.  Serves as a liaison between the public and technical/professional staff.  Provides general information about other divisions within the department to customers and refers them to appropriate outside agencies as necessary.  Emphasis is on providing comprehensive customer service to ensure accurate and efficient response to requests.  Customer contact occurs by walk-ins, phones, electronic mail, and postal mail.  The customer service focus provides a foundation for all technical work and processes.




  • Two years of experience, with limited task supervision, emphasizing or including intensive public contact, customer service, interpretation and explanation of regulations and involving general office work processes and use of modern office technology. In those positions requiring typing, the incumbents must, upon entry into the position, be able to type at a rate of no less than 55 words per minute. May be required to possess or obtain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Other combinations of education or experience, which would demonstrate the ability to perform the work, will be considered.
  • In some positions, the incumbent may be required to possess or be able to obtain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Some positions require or prefer certain bilingual skills.


Knowledge of: general office procedures and practices of the specialized functions, policies, and procedures of the work unit; spelling, capitalization, punctuation and rules of grammar, and of the formats and clerical procedures used in performing the work; filing and record-keeping procedures; applicable laws, county codes, ordinances, and policies governing the work of the department and assignment; business English; PC computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and data bases; basic bookkeeping and/or cashiering methods and practices as required by the position.


Ability to: operate standard office equipment such as computer software applications, telephones, facsimile machines, copy machines; apply sound judgment in making decisions independently in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations; effectively maintain harmonious relationships with customers, including co-workers; diffuse difficult or highly charged situations; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively orally and in writing; learn assigned clerical, typing and/or stenographic tasks readily; and adhere to prescribed office routines; establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the general public; maintain a neat personal appearance and courteous attitude toward the public and fellow employees, even under stressful and unpleasant situations; sit or stand for long periods of time while performing routine and repetitive functions.


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Salary Grade: Local 307.503 ($18.44 – $23.52) per hour

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 73 days.

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