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Overview

Trinity County
Employment Opportunity

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN I
$2,937.72 – $3,510.81 / Monthly
$16.61 – $20.19 / Hourly
Or
ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN II
$3,181.13 – $3,866.68 / Monthly
$18.35 – $22.30 / Hourly

This is a Full time, benefited position.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN I

Definition:
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of the more difficult and complex account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance and processing of County fiscal and statistical records; to provide information and assistance regarding inquiries concerning an assigned work area; to perform general office support assignments; and to do related work as required.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of:
Methods, practices and terminology of financial and statistical record keeping. Laws, rules and regulations governing the maintenance of fiscal records in the area of assignment. Basic principles and terminology of accounting. Good public relations techniques. Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Computerized financial systems used by the County. Modern office methods and procedures. Principles of lead direction and work coordination.

Ability to:
Perform a variety of the more complex financial and statistical record keeping work. Provide lead direction and work coordination for other staff. Assist with budget preparation and expenditure control.  Read and understand codes, statutes and information related to financial and statistical record keeping work. Gather and organize data and information. Prepare financial and statistical reports Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Work with computerized financial and special 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:

Two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing office support duties relating to
fiscal, statistical, or case records maintenance, including at least one year of journey level Account Clerk
experience equivalent to an Account Clerk II with Trinity County.

Typical Physical Requirements
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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN II

Definition:
Under general direction, to perform a variety of the more difficult and complex paraprofessional, technical account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance and processing of County fiscal and statistical records; to provide information and assistance regarding inquiries concerning an assigned work area; to provide lead direction, training and work coordination for other fiscal support staff when assigned; and to do related work as required.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of:
Methods, practices and terminology of financial and statistical record keeping. Laws, rules and regulations governing the maintenance of fiscal records in the area of assignment. Basic principles and terminology of accounting. Good public relations techniques. Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Computerized financial information systems used by the County. Modern office methods and procedures. Principles of lead direction, training and work coordination.

Ability to:
Perform a variety of the more complex and specialized paraprofessional financial and statistical record keeping work. Provide lead direction, training and work coordination for other staff, when assigned. Assist with budget preparation and expenditure control. Read and understand codes, statutes and information related to financial and statistical record keeping work. Gather and organize data and information. Prepare financial and statistical reports. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Work with computerized financial and special 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:

Two (2) years of previous financial and statistical record keeping work experience comparable to that of
an Accounting Technician I with Trinity County.

Typical Physical Requirement
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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mss

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

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $16.61
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $22.30