Account Clerk I/II or Accounting Technician I/II (MSS Title: Account Clerk III)

  • CPS HR
  • Weaverville, California
  • Feb 08, 2019
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $12.00 - $14.54 Hourly

Job Description

Position Information

Account Clerk I:
Working under close supervision, the Account Clerk I is the entry level in the Account Clerk series. Employees in this class receive in-service training, and are given detailed instructions in the performance of routine accounting, statistical, and case recordkeeping tasks and perform tasks that are more structured and repetitive than those assigned at level II. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to level I due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to promote to the Account Clerk II level after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level.

Account Clerk II:
Working under general supervision, the Account Clerk II is the journey level in the Account Clerk series. Employees at this level are expected to have background and experience in the area of financial, statistical, or case recordkeeping and reporting andbe qualified to perform the full scope of duties using independent judgment in selecting and applying specific references, procedures, sequences, and alternatives to different work situations. Incumbents at this level refer only non-procedural questions to the lead worker or supervisor. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level of Account Clerk I, or if filled from the outside, require prior related experience.

Accounting Technician I/II (MSS Title: 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.


Minimum Qualifications

Account Clerk I:
Six (6) months of full-time clerical experience in an office environment that included some application of mathematical skills in the performance of duties;

OR
Equivalent to fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and one-half (22.5) 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.

Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; seven (7) semester units or eleven (11) quarter units equals three (3) months of experience.

Account Clerk II:
One (1) year of full-time clerical accounting experience performing fiscal or statistical work in an office environment.
OR
Equivalent to 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.

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.

Accounting Technician I/II (MSS Title: Account Clerk III):
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.


Supplemental Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment. Employees must provide proof of car insurance, and maintain insurance and driver's license in good standing for the term of their employment with the County. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation.
  • Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification, and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information.
  • At the discretion of the Trinity County Health and Human Services Department and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Account Clerk II or Accounting Technician I or II level if the appointee meets the minimum requirements. Salaries are as follows:
    • Account Clerk II: $12.82 to $15.59 Hourly
    • Accounting Technician I: $$2,7103.04 to $3,297.72 Monthly
    • Accounting Technician II: $2,996.88 to $3,642.73 Monthly
The rate of pay of a county employer shall correspond with the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G respectively, which denote the various steps in the salary range. Employees shall be eligible for advancement to the "F" step of their salary range upon completion of seven years continuous service and two and one half years at "E" step and completion of an appropriate performance evaluation. Employees shall be eligible for advancement to the "G" step of their salary range upon completion of ten years continuous service and three years at "F" step. The Board of Supervisors cannot hire above the E-step range.
  • Account Clerk I: Step F $15.26 & Step G $16.03 Hourly
  • Account Clerk II: Step F $16.37 & Step G $17.19 Hourly
  • Accounting Technician I: Step F $3,462.62 & Step G $3,635.76 Monthly
  • Accounting Technician II: Step F $3,824.89 & Step G $4,016.12 Monthly


VETERANS PREFERENCE

If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, pleaseattacha copy of your DD-214 formto your application.


EXAMINATION INFORMATION

If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.


SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS

Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination.


ABOUT TRINITY COUNTY

Trinity County is in Northern California between Shasta County and the Northern Redwood Coast. The County is roughly the size of Vermont, and is home to the Shasta-Trinity Forest, which is the largest national forest in California. The 2.1-million-acre forest encompasses five wilderness areas, hundreds of mountain lakes and over 6,200 miles of streams and rivers, including Trinity Lake and the Trinity River. These beautiful bodies of water provide plenty of opportunity for water sports and adventure, such as fishing, gold-panning, jet-skiing, skiing and kayaking. For those who prefer terra-firma, there are over 460 miles of trails, ranging from wide, easy grades to rough, rocky and steep grades for hikers, backpackers, and horseback riders of every level to enjoy. Many will also recognize the Pacific Crest Trail, a portion of which runs through Trinity County. Visitors and residents enjoy amazing natural beauty, a rural environment, and spectacular photo opportunities!
Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2019 11:59 PM Pacific