$42,000 - $51,000 yearly
Sacramento, CA, USA
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. The filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/10/19, Final cut-off 8/5/19 Under general supervision, Senior Account Clerks are responsible for advanced clerical accounting duties involving the preparation, maintenance, review, auditing, and processing of financial and statistical records, reports, and claims; and may serve as lead workers and/or perform the more complex tasks in the work unit where significant independent judgment and decision-making is required.
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Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of
Principles of lead work responsibilities and leadership
Employee training techniques and methods
General principles, procedures, terminology and practices used in financial and statistical clerical recordkeeping including posting, computing totals, reconciling accounts, and reviewing balance sheets
General accounting principles, including a basic understanding of debits and credits
Principles and practices of customer service
Arithmetic to make calculations and give correct change, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, decimals, and fractions
General business computer applications including spreadsheet, database and word-processing software
Correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary usage
Standard methods of filing (alphabetic, numeric, chronological) and recordkeeping
Appropriate letter and memo format
Lead and train subordinate staff
Prepare a variety of clerical accounting reports using spreadsheet, database and word-processing applications
Track/reconcile information between accounts and general ledgers
Understand, apply and explain departmental policies and procedures
Accurately proofread details, noting and detecting errors
Work independently and carry out assignments with minimal supervision
Prioritize work and meet deadlines, for self and others
Elicit information from inside/outside sources
Operate office equipment such as computer terminals, typewriters, printers, calculators, scanners, adding machines, cash registers, copiers, radios, telephones, and fax machines
Calculate solutions to math problems; post and make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately using addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, percentages, decimals, and fractions
Understand and explain procedural manuals, policy guidelines, etc.
Deal tactfully with people
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Read, write and speak English at a level necessary for successful job performance
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: Two years of paid, full-time experience employed by Sacramento County in the class of Account Clerk. Or: Three years of paid, full-time experience preparing or reconciling financial or statistical records. Note: Completion of 30 semester units (45 quarter units) including two mathematics, bookkeeping, or accounting courses, from an accredited college or business school may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Part-time experience is converted to full-time on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here (Download PDF reader) or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Special Skills: Depending upon assignment, some positions may require the ability to speak, read, and/or write fluently in a language other than English, or may require knowledge of the culture as certified by the Department of Personnel Services in order to:
Give information by telephone or in person regarding department services in a language other than English, to persons whose understanding of English is limited.
Translate the meaning of written English regulations or ordinances to a language other than English.
Translate into English requests from the public, presented verbally or in writing, in a language other than English.
Assist other department employees by giving information and advice on interacting with persons of different language or cultural backgrounds
Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.
$62,000 - $79,000 yearly
Sacramento, CA, USA
Under supervision, Probation Assistant's learn to apply the principles and techniques of probation work; supervise and counsel individuals detained in, committed to, or sheltered in one of several County juvenile institutions; supervise minors assigned to Work Project; and provide close supervision of minors placed on home supervision.
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and techniques applicable to the care and rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents
The growth, development, needs and problems of minors
Symptoms of behavior disorders
Codes, standards and regulations governing care and treatment of juveniles in juvenile hall, camps, ranches or schools
Principles of investigation and laws governing search, seizure and preservation of evidence
Basic housekeeping techniques
Appropriate use of force and security techniques
Rights and liabilities of peace officers
Secure the respect and confidence of adolescents
Cope with hostility and aggressive behavior
Work well as a member of a team
Exercise good judgment and act calmly in emergency situations
Recognize subtle changes in behavior
Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance
Prepare concise and clear reports
Communicate with individuals from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, preferably with a degree in criminal justice, social or another behavioral science. Up to one year of the required education may be substituted by experience in full-time, or equivalent part-time, paid law enforcement or correctional work in a probation or parole agency, or correctional institution on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month = 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Special Requirements Compliance with Government Code: In accordance with California Government Code, section 1031, each employee shall meet the following minimum standards: a. Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Any permanent resident alien shall be disqualified from holding a position if his or her application for citizenship is denied. b. Be at least 18 years of age. c. Be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record. In addition, a classifiable set of fingerprints shall be furnished to the Department of Justice and to the Federal Bureau of Investigations. d. Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition, which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer. Criminal History and Background Check: Appointees must pass a criminal history and background check, pursuant to California Government Code, Section 1029, the conviction of a felony is grounds for disqualification from an appointment to Sacramento County Civil Service Rules, candidates found to have been convicted of a felony will be disqualified. Certificate Required: Satisfactory completion of required P.O.S.T. training for Probation Officers as specified in Section 832 of the Penal Code must be completed within one year after appointment as a Probation Assistant. In addition, all appointees shall also be required to complete any other P.O.S.T. or other training required by law or by the department. Physical Requirements: Incumbents will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and lifting of individuals which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility. In addition, there may be occasional contact with hostile individuals , and incumbents may be subjected to physical and verbal abuse while restraining individuals. Drivers License: Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate valid California Driver License may constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Hours of Work: Incumbents in this class must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays and weekends.
Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
Work For Warriors Point of Contact: Derrick Jackson
Office Phone: 1.916.854.1374
$6,100 - $7,400 monthly
Sacramento County, California
*Military Veterans & Family members encouraged to apply.
The Department of Personnel Services, Employment Services Division announces the exam for:
Administrative Services Officer II
Approximate Monthly Salary: $6,128.28 - $7,448.94
The Administrative Services Officer II performs a wide variety of administrative support staff duties involving budgets, policies, procedures, organization, planning, contracts, facilities, systems, equipment, supplies, personnel and special projects.
Either: 1. One year of experience in Sacramento County service in the class of Administrative Services Officer I and/or Associate Administrative Analyst.
Or: 2. One year of administrative experience at the full journey level or higher; such experience (1) must be comparable to and at a level equivalent to the duties of Administrative Services Officer I, as described in the Distinguishing Characteristics and Examples of Duties for that class; and (2) must include duties in departmental budget preparation and control; research, development and implementation of policies, programs, organization, and work procedures; office management in such areas as equipment, supplies, personnel and contracts; and written and oral presentations.
Filing Deadline: Continuous Filings
Please see job announcement for important testing information, including tentative test dates. This communication is a courtesy announcement only and is not meant to replace the full job announcement. Please view the official job announcement for all requirements and testing information. The full job announcement and online application is available for viewing on our website at www.saccountyjobs.net . IMPORTANT REMINDER REGARDING PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Provisional employees in this class should file for this examination.
Individuals in provisional positions must be reachable on the eligible list to be considered for permanent appointment.
If a provisional is not reachable, it is the appointing authority’s responsibility to take the appropriate action to terminate the appointment. Civil Service Rule 7.5 states, "Provisional appointments shall terminate within twenty (20) calendar days after the date on which the eligible list is established."
Work For Warriors Point of Contact: Derrick Jackson - Office Phone - 916 854-1374