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19 Nov 2021

Full-Time Public Works Office Assistant III

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

Job Description

Job Summary


This Office Assistant position reports directly to the lead for the Compliance Services Section of Public Works Financial Services. This position provides advanced fiscal support to the Clean Water and Parks and Lands Divisions, to include the Park Impact Fee and Traffic Impact Fee funds. This support may include assisting in the budget process, creating complex reports using operations/financial data, processing a variety of journal entries, billing for federal/state/local grants, updating reconciliations, and researching specific assignments.



Education and Experience: 


  • Three to five years of responsible and advanced administrative support experience including the full range of office and support functions; telephone and reception, word processing, spreadsheet and other personal computer applications, filing systems, mail, supplies, budgeting, accounting and others. 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.
  • Specialized experience in the area of assignment is highly desirable. However, this expertise is not required at entry into the classification.
  • Some positions require or prefer certain bilingual skills.


Knowledge of: general office procedures and practices and 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: establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; master the more complex department processes, services and functions; 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; effectively guide and assist other employees; evaluate and improve department service delivery through enhancement of procedures, systems, organizational approaches and record keeping; develop and demonstrate effective customer service techniques; communicate effectively both orally and in written form.


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Salary Grade: Local 307.505 ($19.88 – $25.39) per hour

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

Job expires in 79 days.

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