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Trinity County
Employment Opportunity


$2,607.07 – $3,168.92 / Month
$15.04 – $18.28 / Hourly

This is a fulltime, benefitted position
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Under supervision, to perform a variety of account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance, and processing of County fiscal and statistical records; to perform general office support assignments; and to do related work as required.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties

(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)
Maintains a variety of financial and statistical records; processes warrants, bills, and other documents involved with financial record keeping; posts information to expenditure records; verifies purchase orders; assists with the maintenance of work and time records; may compute and type tax bills, preparing them for distribution; receives monies and maintains records of receipts; balances cash received and prepares deposits; assists with the maintenance of subsidiary ledgers; assists with the development of financial and statistical reports; assists with the compilation of budget information; may maintain financial and statistical records for public assistance programs; may learn procedures and maintain financial and statistical records for the collection and distribution of family support payments; learns and operates computerized financial information systems and on-line computer systems used in the County; may learn and work with spreadsheets and word processing programs; performs a variety of general office assistance assignments; provides information to other staff and the   public.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of:
Basic methods and practices of financial and statistical record keeping.  Good public relations techniques.
Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems.  Modern office methods and procedures.                 
Ability to:
Learn and perform a variety of financial and statistical record keeping work.  Follow oral and written directions.  Read and understand codes, statutes, and information related to financial and statistical record keeping work.  Gather and organize data and information.  Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.  Work with computerized financial information systems and use a computer for financial and statistical record keeping work.  Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the work area where assigned.  Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Previous work experience performing office support work, preferably including some experience and background in maintaining financial and statistical records is desirable.
Special Requirements:

Supplemental Information

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.
Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public.
Salary Information:
Account Clerk I:
$2,607.07 – $3,168.92 / Month
$15.04 – $18.28 / Hour


NOTE: All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications established for this position may not be invited to an oral interview. In the event a large number of candidates qualify, those individuals with experience which most closely meets the needs of the County will be invited for an interview.
WAIVER: The contents of this announcement shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract or offer of employment. Trinity County assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the position description and the actual duties of the job, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect for the appropriate unit of representation.
PERS ANNUITANTS: Retirees of PERS are welcome to apply, if selected for the position they would be required to reinstate to employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 15.04
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 18.28