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(Archived) As-Needed Clerical Assistnant

Last Updated: 6/21/21

Job Description

Position Summary: To provide clerical assistance to department and to assist customers.

Essential Functions:
 Provides front line customer service.
 Answers incoming calls/directs calls and provides basic information.
 Takes accurate and complete messages and relays to the proper person in a timely manner.
 Educates and assists the general public by disseminating information through a variety of mediums, training the public on the use of the department and GIS websites, providing applications with instructions, and/or directing persons to appropriate staff depending on need.
 Assists with the processing of land use, building, and environmental health permit applications.
 Receives and documents complaints.
 Receives, sorts, and distributes incoming mail.
 Processes outgoing mail.
 Receipts cash, check, and credit card payments daily.
 Assembles agenda packets for Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board, Riley County Planning Board, Board of Zoning Appeals and Solid Waste Management Committee.
 Provide general clerical support for the Department by performing word-processing, filing, photocopying, scanning, and facsimile communications.
 Operates standard office equipment.
 Assists with water samples.

Secondary Functions:
As assigned by Department Head.

Education: High school graduate or GED required. Knowledge of modern office practices, business English, spelling, and math. Knowledge of modern office equipment. Basic computer skills required. The ability to perform basic mathematical computations, and follow both written and oral instructions.

Experience: Experience with zoning and environmental health related concepts and terminology helpful. Land use background preferred. Electronic permit system experience preferred.

Company Details

Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Riley County, Kansas is home to more than 74,000 residents across the county with Manhattan being home to the majority and the county seat.  Riley County, Kansas county government employs a team of over 250 dedicated individuals serving the county residents.Our organization consists of 16 departments with several divisions within those departments.  A full list of departments can be foun...