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The Del Norte County Dept. of Health and Human Services invites applications for the position of Account Clerk III. Under limited supervision, the Account Clerk III performs the more difficult and specialized clerical accounting duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial and statistical records in a manual or automated environment; explains rules, policies, and operations related to assigned work area; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of fiscal support staff; and performs related work as required. The Account Clerk III is the advanced journey level in the Account Clerk series, Incumbents either act as the lead-worker to a group of fiscal support staff or exercise detailed and complex subject matter knowledge of a specific program area or specialized system inherent to the operations of the department. The Account Clerk differs from the Office Assistant class in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skills and ability, and the interpretation and application of rules and procedures requiring sustained, frequent, and intensive use of financial, statistical, and numerical data and information. The Office Assistant class performs a wide variety of general office support duties in which the use of mathematical ability is incidental to their primary function and most frequently performed duties. Required Qualifications: Two (2) years of full-time clerical accounting experience performing fiscal or statistical work in an office environment, with one (1) year of full-time experience at the journey level. Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units that included coursework in basic financial and statistical recordkeeping practices and procedures; mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and percentages; or computer applications and spreadsheet software may be substituted for up to one year of qualifying experience. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and one-half (22.5) quarter units equals six months of experience, While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's