Filing Deadline: November 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. or first 100 applications (whichever occurs first) Applications MUST be submitted online at www.GovernmentJobs.com
The City of San Pablo is looking for two (2) dynamic, team-oriented, well-experienced Administrative Clerks for its Public Works Department and City Manager’s Office. San Pablo has a long-standing reputation for providing superior customer service to residents, businesses and visitors (and was recognized as a Bay Area Top Workplace in 2019.). These characteristics, combined with outstanding staff in all departments, has been a hallmark of success for this high-performance organization. The Public Works Division is responsible for the daily maintenance and upkeep of City infrastructure, design and construction of new or improved public facilities; managing a safe and efficient Citywide transportation network; and the expedient review of work in the right of way and development projects in accordance with the San Pablo Municipal Code, ordinances, and standards. Engineering staff, specifically, is responsible for providing assistance and guidance to the general public and developers in regard to requirements and regulations for street, sidewalk, storm drainage, paving, grading, and other capital improvements. The City Manager’s Office is responsible for coordinating and administering various functions of the city government as directed by the city council. The department oversees the day-to-day operations of the city and supports the city manager in implementation of city council policy. The City Manager’s Office also includes the Human Resources function under the direction of the Human Resources Manager.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
About the position: The incumbent of this position assists the general public and city staff on the telephone, or in person, by providing information on departmental and assigned program policies and procedures. The incumbent will also perform a wide variety of clerical work including filing, billing, reviewing, and reconciling statistical information related to the department or functions assigned. A successful Administrative Clerk should have good administrative, technical, and communication skills to convey information to other departments, divisions and higher authorities as well as review organizational procedures and analysis to improve efficiency. For additional information about the position, see the Job Description page of the City’s website.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Experience and Training: An ideal candidate must have the ability to work independently and prioritize work projects, verify and check files and data, and research and resolve discrepancies. Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Administrative Clerk I – Equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade. One year of general office experience is desirable.
Administrative Clerk II - Two years of responsible experience similar to Administrative Clerk I with the City of San Pablo and equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.
Required license and certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
Benefits: The City provides an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, paid vacation and holidays, life & disability insurance as well as CalPERS retirement pension. Please see the Benefits page of the City’s website for details. How to apply: Applications will only be accepted online athttp://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanpabloca. For general questions, call the Human Resources Division at (510) 215-3000. Applications must be submitted to GovernmentJobs.com by the date and time listed. Applications not submitted by the posted date and time will not be considered. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the subsequent phases of the selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee the advancement in any phase of the selection process. Final selection will be made from an eligibility list.
Recruitment timeline: Although dates may change we suggest planning your calendar accordingly, as these are currently the only interview dates. First Interview: the week of November 16, 2021. Estimated Start: Middle to end of December.
Background investigation and Pre-employment medical examination: Successful candidates will undergo a complete background investigation, fingerprinting, and pre-employment medical examination, which may include a TB test. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Please contact the Human Resources Department on, or before, the filing deadline if special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process. Every attempt will be made to consider your request (medical documentation must be provided upon request). Immigration Reform & Control Act: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all potential employees will be required to provide proof of United State Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States. Drug-Free Workplace Policy: In accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, it is the objective of the City of San Pablo to achieve a drug-free workplace.
THE CITY OF SAN PABLO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES/WOMEN/INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS RECEIVE EQUAL CONSIDERATION, WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS, AND DISABILITY EXCEPT WHERE DICTATED BY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB. The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract of employment and these provisions are subject to change.