Office Assistant - Prairie Paws

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Sep 25, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $12.73 - $19.45 Hourly USD

Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide clerical support to the department and provide customer service to the public. This is accomplished by completing clerical duties; completing routine office duties; and assisting customers. Other duties include completed special duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

  • Completes clerical duties by maintaining records; entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; completing further research as needed; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; preparing various reports; and maintaining accounts payable files.
  • Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing files and papers; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies.
  • Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter.Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events; preparing cases to be filed; processing payroll; supervising reservations; and assisting in the court room as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.
  • Under and including one year.
  • Animal experience required.
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver's License

  • Bilingual ability in Spanish and English required.
  • Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically
  • Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work.
  • Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action
  • Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time.

Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2021 5:00 PM Central

Special Instructions

11/1/2021 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

Grand Prairie, Texas United States View Map