Knowledge of: Modern office procedures, methods, computer equipment and software; methods and techniques of proper telephone etiquette; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic mathematical principles; customer service principles and practices.
Ability to: Learn to correctly interpret and apply City policies and procedures; perform general clerical work including maintaining files and compiling information for reports; type and/or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance; effectively respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and City staff; operate and use modern office equipment including computer; learn to use various software packages including Microsoft Office Suite; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; deliver quality customer service.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a high school diploma and three years' experience in clerical support, reception, and customer service in an office environment.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE
An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety.
Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.
Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview.
Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting, must be completed with acceptable results.
Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.
Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.
Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.