Account Clerk I (20357146)
600 East A Street Dixon, 95620
Seeking individuals to fill one (1) position of Account Clerk I in the Finance Department/Utility Billing.
Responsible for performing a variety of clerical and accounting tasks involving record keeping and financial transactions related to utility billing. This position is highly customer service oriented and will require day-to-day public interaction both in person and via telephone with City of Dixon customers regarding their water and sewer services. Includes but not limited to processing payments, answering phone calls, reviewing various reports, and other documents in an effective and efficient manner.
Account Clerk I– This is the entry level class in the Account Clerk series and is distinguished from the level II by the assignment of recurrent and less complex tasks. Positions in this class typically work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. Once a task is learned, incumbents are expected to perform assignments without close supervision.
All applicants should apply online, complete the supplemental questionnaire, and submit required document(s) through the online application process.
Exam Process: A limited number of candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related education, training and experience will be invited to participate in a written exam (pass/fail) and an interview process (weighted 100%). The most qualified candidates from this process will be placed on an employment eligibility list. Note: the examination process may be changed as deemed necessary.
Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to a 12-month probation period, and may be subject to pre-employment drug testing and fingerprinting. In accordance with Federal law, an employee must provide proof of identity and legal right to work in the United States.
Veteran’s Preference Points: Veteran’s Preference points will be applied. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application. Please submit document as one (1) PDF.
The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling (707) 678-7000.
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Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; of basic bookkeeping methods and terminology; of business arithmetic; and of filing, indexing and cross-referencing methods. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records; to use a computer and other office equipment effectively; to learn, understand and apply the policies and procedures pertaining to the work, to understand, carry out and issue clear oral and written instructions, to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, and to establish and maintain cooperative relations with those encountered in the course of work.
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade, including bookkeeping and accounting courses.
Experience: One year of bookkeeping and financial record-keeping experience.
Other Requirements: Selected positions require possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.
Full-Time Permanent Employees in this classification are represented by Public Employees Union, Local One.
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CalPERS Annuitants will be limited to only 960 hours in a fiscal year and this position is full-time.
This summary is subject to change without notice, and does not constitute either an expressed or an implied contract. If conflicts between this summary and basic policy statements occur, the basic policy will prevail.
Candidates must complete:
1. Online application
2. Supplemental Questionnaire Answers
Candidates must submit:
3. a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. (Attach DMV Printout obtained from an official California DMV Office - www.DMV.ca.gov). The online Driver Record is not an official document, but the City will accept either this or an official copy.
Applicants will not be invited to continue in the selection process without a complete packet.
The most qualified candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those completing, are better qualified in terms of related training and experience will be considered.
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