Account Clerk II (19948844)

Central Valley
1/30/2020 at 4pm
$17.74-$22.71 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


City of Chowchilla 

Full-Time Account Clerk II 

$17.74 - $22.71

This is the semi-skilled level of accounting clerical series.  Employees are expected to work with a minimum of supervision on routine and regularly assigned functions.  The Account Clerk II may answer questions and assist in the training of an Account Clerk I.   Account Clerk II performs a variety of clerical, bookkeeping, accounting and administrative work in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general finance functions; performs routine clerical, administrative and financial work by receiving payments from customers or others for payment of goods or services received; and performs related duties as required.  

Ideal Candidate

Essential Functions

  • Cashier 
  • Process Business License Applications and Maintain Ledger
  • Accounts Payable 
  • Financial - General Ledger and Reports
  • Customer Service
  • Communication 
  • Mail

Essential Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions. 

  • Communication - Oral, Written, Visual, Auditory
  • Normal Office Conditions 
  • Minor lifting, but may occasionally have to lift boxes of records or paper in the 25 - 35 lb. range
  • Above average hand/eye coordination and finger dexterity. 
  • Extended periods of time in writing, inputting data, and compiling report which requires concentration


Education and Experience 

Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school or GED with specialized course work in or with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, accounting and data processing, and two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience as an Account Clerk I or closely related position. 

Some positions may require minor driving for pick-up and delivery.  In these cases, possession of a valid Class C California Motor Vehicle Operators License is required. 



Holidays:  The City recognizes 11 days each calendar year plus 2 floating holidays.

Vacation:  Employees earn 3.70 hours of vacation per pay period for the first three years and increases to the maximum of 9.23 hours per pay period.

Sick Leave:  3.70 hours earned per pay period with no maximum accrual cap.

Retirement:  Employees in this classification are members of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) for Miscellaneous. The city does not participate in Social Security.

Health Insurance: Employee pays a portion for employee and dependent coverage of medical, dental, health and life insurance.

Medicare: City pays 1.45% of salary; employee pays 1.45% of salary.

SDI: 1% of salary paid by employee.

Deferred Compensation: CalPERS 457 Deferred Compensation program is available for employee participation.

Additional: Longevity pay based on years of service; City pays all state mandated training and licenses.

Special Instructions

Deadline January 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm.  Please provide a cover letter and Resume. 

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