Senior Account Clerk (MSS Title: Account Clerk III)

  • Lassen County Community Social Services
  • Susanville, California
  • Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
  • Salary: $30,555.20 - $36,608.00 Annually

Job Description

Position Information

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.

The Account Clerk differs from the Office Assistant class in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skills and ability, and the interpretation and application of rules and procedures requiring sustained, frequent, and intensive use of financial, statistical, and numerical data and information. The Office Assistant class performs a wide variety of general office support duties in which the use of mathematical ability is incidental to their primary function and most frequently performed duties.

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • A valid driver license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. 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 fingerprinting for a background investigation.
  • Government agencies accessing US government information, which include 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. Applicable 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.
If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application.

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 may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required.
Lassen County is abundantly rich in natural beauty and has a terrain that affords residents year-round recreational activities. The County has excellent air quality, and its rural communities are ideal for raising families with a favorable cost of living, and low rate of crime and traffic. Lassen County is an outdoor paradise, where the beautiful Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountains meet the desert of the Great Basin. Because of the unique terrain, there's something here for everyone. Elevations range from the high desert to alpine levels, and the outdoor activities are among the best in the state - from golf to horseback riding, mountain biking, running and hiking on the extensive trails.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous