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Tall Grass & Weeds Clerk

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
City of Wichita
Physical Address
271 W 3rd St
Wichita, KS 67202
Job Description

This is clerical and manual work which can be learned by training on the job and which requires limited judgment in its execution. Work may include making arithmetic or similar checks on the work of other employees, but not supervision, unless allowed temporarily over staff assisting with a task.

Examples of Work Performed:

Maintains files of correspondence, forms, reports, and other materials; files material alphabetically, numerically, or by other predetermined classification.
Picks up, sorts and sends out mail; places material in envelops or packages.
Assists in proofreading various written materials.
Repeats computations made by other clerks to check accuracy.
Performs simple posting to cost, voucher, individual account, or similar subsidiary records.
Completes tabulations from records at hand and prepares reports of a standardized and routine nature.
Performs simple arithmetic calculations manually or by using a calculator.
May deliver materials as required.
Answers phones and/or receives visitors, providing routine information, taking messages, and/or routing them to appropriate personnel.
For Library positions, assists customers at a service desk and/or via the telephone, loads library materials on a cart, and arranges materials on shelves as needed.
For Fire positions, sets up tables and chairs as required for meeting/training configurations, provides support to the Storekeeper in receiving inventory and entering information into appropriate database.
Delivers supplies to appropriate fire stations weekly using City vehicle for transportation.
Dependent upon assignment, position may be required to travel to different work sites throughout the workday.
Those positions will require reliable personal transportation.
These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive.
Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with other employees and the public
Ability to learn, within a short period of time, office practices and procedures
Ability to write legibly
Ability to learn clerical assignments and develop skill in the operation of office machines within a short period of time
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, and the public
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace
In addition, for Fire positions:
Ability to accurately and efficiently use Microsoft Excel to enter data for inventory purposes.
Ability to stand while moving about for up to 8 hours per shift, extend arms overhead repetitively to move equipment from box to cart for storage to a height up to 6 feet; regularly lift and carry bulky or oddly-shaped items up to 40 lbs. independently; occasionally lift and carry up to 70 lbs. independently; to lift up to 125 lbs. with assistance of another person or equipment such as a hand cart or lift.
In addition, for Library positions:
Ability to perceive pertinent detail in verbal or tabular materials
Ability to observe differences in copy, to proofread words and numbers and avoid perception errors in arithmetic
Ability to: stand while moving about for up to 8 hours per shift, or stand stationary for up to 2 hours, on carpet, tile or concrete flooring; walk while pushing a loaded book cart weighing up to 250 lbs.; reach, bend, stoop, kneel and squat to arrange materials on shelves; extend arms overhead repetitively to return book, weighing as much as 10 lbs.; repetitively reach across body while handling up to 10 lbs.; and frequently lift to shoulder height, up to 50 lbs. and carry the load up to 5’

Required Experience and Training:

Six months of entry level clerical office support work which includes sorting and filing required (only preferred for Library positions). Additionally, for Fire positions, proficiency with Excel will be tested as a pre-employment requirement. Equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.

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