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Office Specialist I (Parks & Rec)

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.00/hr
  • Posted Date:02/28/2018

Parks Division/Parks and Recreation Department
Part-time Regular Position

Positions Available: 2 (Two)

Posted: February 28, 2018

Essential Duties: This is a clerical position in the Parks & Grounds operational area of the Parks and Recreation Department of Provo City Corporation. Duties include: data entry; file maintenance; processing reports, forms and other documents; operating various office machines; receiving and routing phone calls; greeting the public and others who have contact with Parks & Grounds staff; scheduling appointments; and assisting other clerical and Parks staff members as needed. Duties specific to the Parks & Grounds Office include: keeping Parks reservations up-to-date; responding to citizen inquiries; processing payments; maintaining calendars and lists; meeting preparation; maintaining office and uniform inventories; and updating operational statistics and social media accounts. Employee will also be required to assist office staff as needed and perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or G.E.D. with some course work in office procedures; or six months experience in clerical/secretarial work, including experience with word processing and spreadsheets, including Microsoft Office

Selection Factors: A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, basic English composition, spelling and grammar; an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; assist the public in a pleasant courteous and calm manner; and interpret and properly carry out general instructions.

Wage: $10.00 per hour. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Hours: Each position will work approximately 15 - 20 hours per week in 4 – 5 hours shifts during the hours of 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday thru Thursday. Schedule is subject to change depending on department need. Additional hours may be required for heavy traffic times and office coverage needs.

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Selection may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

Physical/Environmental Factors: This work requires remaining seated at a computer and/or desk for periods of time, standing at a counter as required, and working with the public in sometimes stressful situations.

To Apply: Apply online at www.provocity.jobs or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, Utah, before 6:00 p.m. on the closing date.

*Closing Date: Open until filled.

*Because this is an open file position, applications of those individuals not appointed to the current opening or not making the above deadline will remain on file for 60 days. Applicants will be eligible for consideration for appointment to the above position opening within that period of time.

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